On the eve of the Fourth of July, we check in with the Maine State Fire Marshal Joseph Thomas to learn how to stay fire-safe this summer. We’ll discuss how high the fire danger is this summer, and how to handle fireworks safely. We’ll also get an update on the best smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and other home safety devices and measures.
Guest: Joe Thomas joined the Fire Marshal’s Office in 2000 after a 28-year career with the Portland Fire Department, including eight as chief. He was appointed Maine State Fire Marshal in 2012.