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Heating Safety, Nov 1, 2016

A flyer about heating safety, with tips and a portable heater image at the top, set against a wooden floor background.

Did you know?

  • In Idaho in 2015, 220 home fires were caused by heating devices.
  • Most home fires occur in the winter and peak in January.
  • Most Idaho heating fires occur in fireplaces and chimneys.

Heating Safety Tips

  1. Keep portable heaters three feet from anything flammable
  2. Turn portable heaters off when leaving the room or going to sleep.
  3. Never use your oven to heat your home.
  4. Have your home heating system and chimney cleaned and inspected annually.
  5. Make sure your wood stove is properly installed and ventilated.