Sidewalk Access Important

The Division Chief for Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue urges residents to keep sidewalks and paths to their home shoveled during the winter. Troy Haase says similar to the adopt-a-hydrant program for firefighting efforts access to your home could be important during a medical emergency. He says minutes could means lives for people who suffer heart attacks or strokes. He points out walk ways should also be free of ice to prevent falls that could also send firefighters and paramedics to your home.