Halloween safety tips

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(KSL News) Several organizations want to help parents make sure Halloween turns out to be fun.

Susan Thomas with the American Red Cross offered some tips to keep children safe.


  • Wear light-colored clothing/reflective clothing
  • Use face paint not masks
  • Avoid long, baggy, loose costumes
  • Keep costumes away from open fires/candles


  • Carry a flashlight
  • Visit well-lit homes
  • Only accept treats at door
  • Have adult inspect candy
  • Plan your route
  • Go with an adult
  • Watch for cars
  • Cross street only at corners

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