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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Warns of Increased Fire, Carbon Monoxide Risks During Heating Season

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Although Tennessee is experiencing mild temperatures this week, the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds consumers that winter is indeed coming, and bringing with it an increased risk for home fires and carbon monoxide poisoning.

The SFMO urges consumers to take safety measures to avoid the hazards that can result from using household heating appliances during the cold weather seasons.

“Statistics consistently show a substantial uptick in fire fatalities during heating season,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak.

From 2012-2016, Tennessee Fire Departments responded to 2,938 home structure fires that involved heating equipment.

From 2012-2016, Tennessee Fire Departments responded to 2,938 home structure fires that involved heating equipment.

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Portable Electric Heaters being recalled by Dyson due to Fire Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Portable Electric Heaters are being recalled by Dyson Inc. because the heaters can short and overheat causing a potential fire hazard.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

Dyson Hot and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM04) and Dyson Hot+Cool (AM05) heaters are being recalled.

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Wal-Mart Recalls Electric Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

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