Winter House Fires
December, January, and February are the peak months for heating fires. There are things that you can do to prevent these fires from happening to you. Make sure you blow out candles when you leave a room and keep them out of reach of children and pets. If you use a space heater make sure you plug it directly into an outlet and not an extension cord. Also make sure to keep them away from curtains, bedding, and furniture. Don't leave your oven unattended when cooking or use it to heat your house. Last but not least don't forget about items in your garage and if you're able to; store flammable items in a shed away from the home. If unable to do that you can install a heat alarm that will sound if the temperature raises too high. Stay safe this winter!