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October 30, 2003

By Scott Hunter

As little ghosts and goblins prepare for an evening of Halloween fun. Parents and homeowners should prepare to keep them safe. Here are a few tips to make sure your trick or treaters have a fun and safe Halloween.

Homeowners should:

  • Avoid outside decorations that use fire, they may light cloth on costumes.
  • Remove any hoses, ladders or pots from steps and walkways.
  • Keep your pets inside for the night, they may be spooked and try to bite.

Parents should also makes sure:

  • Children should wear some kind of reflective clothing.
  • Make sure they can see through masks.
  • Obey traffic signs.
  • Make sure your children know their  home phone number and how to dial 9-1-1.

posted by Scott Hunter at 6:37PM scott.hunter@walb.com