Porta-Potty, Garbage Can Fires Among 25 Lakeville Fire Department Calls

Fire tip: Halloween events will be occurring this weekend and into next week, so be aware.


From Oct. 15 to Oct. 21, the Lakeville Fire Department responded to 25 calls for service including 1 oven fire, 1 dryer fire,1 port-a-potty fire, 1 garbage can fire, 2 unauthorized burns, 6 medicals, 1 motor vehicle accident with injuries, 1 assist police, 3 good intents and 8 false alarms.


Halloween events will be occurring this weekend and into next week ... be aware:

  • Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.
  • Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.
  • Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat.
  • Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you.
  • Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible.
  • When driving around be prepared to stop quickly for people in the roadway.


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