Stories tagged with: Space Heater Safety

December 11, 2013 - 6:19pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

Arctic temperatures have arrived and with only a few weeks until from the official start of winter, the colder air seems to be here to stay.

The good news is . . . there are various methods to keep your home warm and wallet thick.

"The main thing with keeping your house warm in the winter is air loss,” explained Dale Bailey, a salesman at the Sunrise Do-It Center. “Heat loss from air flow, so you need to check around your windows and doors for air flow, make sure...

December 10, 2010 - 6:28pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

In the past couple of days, local fire departments have dealt with multiple fires in Muskingum County, the most recent one being Thursday's fatal fire .

Now Zanesville's fire chief is urging residents to take special precautions to prevent fires during the holiday season and winter months. Chief Dave Lacy says to examine all your christmas lights as well as extension cords thoroughly .

"You need to make sure that any lights that say you'd put on a tree or put on and decorate...

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