Heating Safety

Heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths. Use the sources on this page to keep your home warm and safe.

  • Keep anything away three feet that can burn near a fireplace, furnace, and other heating equipment.
  • Make sure heating equipment is plugged in directly to the wall. Do not us an extension cord.
  • Make sure fireplaces and chimneys are cleaned and inspected by a professional.



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