Propane torch safety tips

June 25, 2023

We respond to fires every summer caused by people using propane torches too close to flammable material.

How can you prevent propane torch fires? Follow these simple steps:

  1. Don’t use the torch near dry brush, grass, or bark.
  2. Wilt the weeds, don’t burn them to a crisp
  3. Have a source of water nearby – like a hose or bucket of water
  4. Don’t use the torch during a burn ban
  5. Call 911 right away if you accidentally start a fire.