Cold outside? Be careful with space heaters

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Cold weather has finally arrived, with sub-freezing conditions expected tonight. If you’re using space heaters to warm up chilly areas of your house, it’s important to do so safely. The United States Fire Administration finds that space heaters cause one-third of home heating fires and 4 out of 5 home heating fires deaths.

Protect your family: if you are heating your home tonight, tomorrow and throughout the winter with a space heater, please take a moment to review the video below.

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