Nov 13, 2017
Whether to avoid high utility bills, return to simpler times or for ambiance, a growing number of people from are turning to wood-burning stoves and fireplaces to supplement or replace electrical heating systems.
But while stoves and fireplaces may provide effective heating, they are also major contributors to residential fires, and injuries or deaths caused by fumes or carbon monoxide poisoning.
To eliminate or minimize these potential dangers, the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) offers the following safety advice:
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