When it comes to safety, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) believes that there is no reason for an average of two deaths a day from preventable electrical hazards.
After a long hot summer, north Texas is cooling down. Just last week we saw snow covering Amarillo. With colder weather ariving we turn on the main heater or plug in a space heater to keep warm. Please watch the video provided by ESFI to learn the proper way to use a space heater.
Here are two facts to consider
- 32% of home fires are caused by space heaters
- More home fires occur during the cold winter months than at any other time of year
If you or your family have had an issue involving a fire started by a space heater please reach us with questions or concerns.
P.S. With the change of daylight savings time coming it is a great time to change out the batteries in your smoke alarms.