|Space Heater Safety Tips|
|By Firefighter Jeff Cole|
|January 11, 2022|
With the cold temperatures now is great time to review safety tips if you're using a space heater in your home or business. Please take the time to read the articles (links below) and ALWAYS use extreme caution when using a space heater. Remember to never leave a space heater unattended or anywhere near flammable objects. Below are some other tips when using a space heater.
Put your space heater is on a bare, smooth floor.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends using the three-foot-rule: keep the heater three feet away from anything flammable including furniture and curtains.
Also keep it three feet away from people, especially kids.
All information courtesy of 6ABC and the National Fire Protection Association
|Hyperlinks:||NFPA Space Heater Safety
6ABC News Article