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Heating and Fire

Follow these tips to prevent fires causes by heaters and fires.keep heaters away from fabric graphic showing a heater in front of curtains

Open fires

These should always have a fireguard round them, but never rest clothes or place newspapers on the guard.

Make sure embers are under control and properly put out before you go to bed.

Keep chimneys and flues clean and well maintained.

Portable heaters

Don't sit closer than three feet to a heater.

Never put a heater near clothes or furnishings.

Always unplug heaters when you go out or go to bed.

Try to secure heaters against a wall, to stop them falling over.

 


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