Health Department Offers Tips To Safely Heat Homes During Cold Weather

Sunday, January 2nd 2022, 7:00 pm


As you're trying to keep warm in these freezing temperatures, fire officials say you need to be careful, especially when heating your home.

Keep anything that could catch on fire at least three feet from heating equipment.

Officials also recommend Installing a sturdy screen at your fireplace to stop sparks from flying into the room.

Also, turn off portable heaters before leaving the room or going to bed.

And finally, officials say to never use the oven to heat your home.