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5/27/2021 (Permalink)

Pre-mitigation Fire Space heater bedroom fire.

Although it is no longer that time of the year, Our most recent fire loss has inspired us to remind everyone of the hazards that may be faced when operating a space heater. These tips below will help lower the risk of a fire caused from a space heater. Note: The picture above was from a small space heater fire that ended up effecting 26 units throughout this entire appt building.

Space heater safety tips-

  1. Follow the 3ft rule- Keep your heater at least 3ft away from anything combustible including beds, sofas, blankets, curtains etc.
  2. Power cords- Be sure to inspect your space heaters power cords. Make sure it is not frayed or damaged in anyway.
  3. Hot to the touch- Do not use heater is the outside walls or power cord is hot to the touch.
  4. Smoke detectors- Make sure your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are working properly.
  5. Turn it off- Make sure your unit is turned off when you go to sleep, a different room, or unable to keep an eye on it.

Lastly, in the event of any kind of fire damage call SERVPRO of Manchester, your preferred fire mitigation specialist.



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