It is almost that time of year again. The time of the year when the weather turns cold and families and businesses use a variety of options to keep warm. A popular choice is the use of a space heater. Every year there’s stories about a home or business burning down because of a space heater. As you have probably heard before, homes and buildings can be rebuilt, lives can’t.
A widely talked about rule suggests keeping a minimum of 3 feet between the space heater and anything combustible. Sounds simple. The reality is that there are many precautions, not just that one. Unfortunately the number of space heater fires is continuing to increase year over year. If it was...Read More