Native hearth departments reminding residents in regards to the risks of house heaters


(WWLP) – Firefighters are warning residents of the risks related to house heaters.  

One strategy to safely use an area heater is to verify it’s plugged straight into an outlet, heaters ought to by no means be plugged into extension cords.   

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There also needs to be three ft of house between the heater and any flammable objects. This consists of partitions, furnishings, garments, and different numerous home goods.   

Fireplace officers urge you to by no means go away house heaters on in a single day or whenever you’re not dwelling. 

You’ll be able to contact your native hearth division in case you have any questions on supplemental heating. 

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