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  • Carbon Monoxide

    • How long is a carbon monoxide alarm good for?

    • Is it better to install my carbon monoxide alarm near the floor or on the ceiling?

    • How can I avoid carbon monoxide poisoning?

    • What are the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?

    • Where does carbon monoxide come from?

    • What is carbon monoxide (CO)?

  • Fire Code & Bylaw

    • Does Taber do regular fire inspections of all places?

    • How do I buy/sell/set off fireworks?

    • I live in Town and would like a backyard fire pit. What do I do?

    • Do I need to get a fire permit to burn?

    • Does Taber do regular fire inspections of all places?

    • I heard houses must be placed further apart in Taber, may not have any windows in the sideyard, or must be sprinklered . Why is this a problem now?

    • I moved into a basement suite, the windows are too small and there are no smoke alarms. Is this right?

    • How do I buy/sell/set off fireworks?

    • I live in town and would like a backyard fire pit. What do I do?

    • Do I need to get a fire permit to burn?

  • Fire Extinguishers

    • How do I care for my fire extinguisher?

    • What type of fire extinguisher should I get for my home?

    • What do the A, B, and C mean on a fire extinguisher?

  • Fire Safety

    • What do I do if I have a cooking fire?

    • Does it matter what type of smoke alarm I get?

    • Does my smoke alarm require any maintenance?

    • Where should I install my smoke alarm?

    • How long are smoke alarms good for?