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May 16, 2014

SMOKING MATERIAL ONLY

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Last month, the Edwards AFB Fire Department was called to put out a fire by the Exchange parking lot near Burger King.
It was determine that it was started by a smoldering cigarette.

The 412th Test Wing leadership and the Ground Safety Office wants to remind Team Edwards that Tobacco use on the installation shall be restricted to Designated Tobacco Areas. Tobacco use outside of DTAs, including while walking anytime outside of DTAs, is prohibited. DTAs will be kept in good condition reflecting their surroundings.

Throwing cigarette butts on the ground also constitutes littering.

Tobacco includes, but is not limited to, cigars, cigarettes, electronic-cigarettes, stem pipes, water pipes, hookahs and smokeless products that are chewed, dipped or sniffed.

Dispose of smoking material in approved containers specifically designed for smoking material. Stencil these containers or cans “SMOKING MATERIAL ONLY.”

Disposal of waste, trash or any combustible material in ashtrays or smoking material cans is prohibited.




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