Monthly Fire Prevention Topic

  • Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and February.

  • Heating equipment is involved in 1 in every 7 home fires and 1 in every 5 home fire deaths.

  • Keep anything than can burn at least 3 feet from any heat source like fireplaces, wood stoves, radiators, or space heaters.

  • Keep portable generators outside, away from windows, and as far away from your home as possible.

  • Install and test carbon monoxide alarms at least once a month.

  • Plug only 1 heat-producing appliance (like a space heater) into an electrical outlet at at a time.

  • Have a qualified professional clean and inspect your chimney and vents every year.

  • Store cooled ashes in a tightly covered metal container, and keep it outside at least 10 feet from your home and nearby buildings.

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