Winter weather safety awareness week is here

LIMA — Nov. 15-21 is Winter Weather Safety Awareness Week and the Allen County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management wants residents to prepare themselves, vehicles and homes for the wintry weather that’s sure to come soon.

Among their recommendations:

• Make an emergency supply kit for your vehicle.

• Check your antifreeze level in your car along with your brakes, tires and windshield wipers and fluid.

• Check your emergency supply kit at home.

•Clean your gutters and remove low hanging or dead tree branches.

• Have your furnace and fireplace serviced.

• Check your NOAA Weather Radio.

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