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Be safe: Winter weather increases heating-related fires

By From page C16 | December 07, 2012

SACRAMENTO — Winter is here! The days are shorter, the outside temperature is lower and ,in some places, it’s cold, icy and snowy. No matter where you live, winter brings a change in weather and a time to think about home-heating safety. Improper use or poorly maintained heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires and home fire deaths across the country. In fact, half of all home heating fires are reported during the months of December, January and February.

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