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Fire Safety

  • Install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms on every level of the home.

  • Keep 3’/ 36”/ 1 meter between heating equipment and anything that can burn - or in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Never leave portable space heaters and candles unattended - turn off heaters before going to bed.

  • Clean chimneys and vent pipes annually – put ashes in a metal container.

  • Unvented heaters should have a carbon monoxide alarm in the same room.

  • Never use lighter fluid, kerosene, diesel fuel, or gasoline to start a fire.

  • Install heating equipment in accordance with codes and manufacturer’s instructions. It’s best to have a professional install the equipment.