Soon many little ghosts and ghouls will be out in full force. Before you and your trick or treater leave for a night of fun please review with them some safety tips to help ensure the night is a safe and happy success.
Remember when trick or treating to always:
Jack-O-Lanterns and electrical decorations can be a fire hazard. Keep them out of the reach of small children and away from flammable material.
Never eat any treats until they have been examined by a parent. Check wrappers of pre-packaged treats for any sign of tampering and throw away anything unwrapped. Discard any homemade treats unless you know and are comfortable with the maker. If any harmful items are found, notify the Sheriff’s Office by calling 315-366-2311. Many Fire Departments offer a trick or treat inspection station free of charge. Check with your local Fire Department.