Monday, May 5, 2014

Arson Awareness Week May 4-10, 2014

This year, Arson Awareness Week is May 4-10 and focuses on vehicle arson. Follow the link above to learn the most common motives for setting vehicle fire and vehicle arson statistics.

Tips to prevent vehicle arson:

  • Park your car in a well-lit area.

  • Use a secure parking lot for extended periods.

  • Close all windows.

  • Remove the key from the ignition.

  • Always lock doors, trunk and tailgate.

  • Use antitheft devices.

  • Report abandoned cars to the police.

  • Don’t leave valuables in plain sight.

  • Use a recovery system, such as GPS or Lojack