Peak Fire Season continues through March
by Robert Joseph Baker | February 17, 2014 5:57 am
Last Updated: February 16, 2014 at 11:58 pm
Never use an over or stove to heat your home.
If you are using a space heater, place it on a level, hard surface and keep anything flammable at least three feet away – things such as paper, clothing, bedding, curtains or rugs.
Turn off space heaters and make sure fireplace embers are out before leaving the room or going to bed.
If you are using a fireplace, use a glass or metal fire screen large enough to catch sparks and rolling logs.
Use generators correctly – never operate a generator inside the home, including in the basement or garage.