As we sprint through October, cold weather is fast approaching. Now is the time to start preparing for decreasing temperatures, especially at night.
With this in mind, it is never too early to pack an emergency kit in your personal vehicles. Fill your kit an extra jacket, blankets, hat and gloves, and water.
Back at home, we are beginning to start up those fireplaces and wood stoves. Remember that chimneys can become filled with sediment and leaves over the course of the warmer months. Be sure to inspect and clean your chimney and/or exhaust vents frequently.