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Woodbridge Fire Department

Posted on: March 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Portable Generator Safety

Use portable generators outdoors in well-ventilated areas and a minimum 15' away from all doors, windows and vents.

Make sure you have carbon monoxide alarms in your home.

Do not use a generator in a wet area.  This can cause shock or electrocution.

Connect appliances to the generator with heavy-duty extension cords.

Do not fuel your generator when it is running.  Spilling gas on a hot engine can cause a fire.

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