October 1, 2016 — Measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact.
Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?
If you ask a group of horse owners what safety issues scare them the most, a large number will tell you it’s the threat of a barn fire. There is nothing more devastating than losing horses and other animals in a fire. While there are things outside your control that could cause a fire (like lightning) there are measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, nor will following this protocol ensure you will never have to deal with such a tragedy. It is merely a checklist of things you should consider.Develop a fire safety plan
Assembly a fire safety supply kit (keep together outside the barn, solely for fire use)
The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.