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Winter Weather Safey Tips

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta, GA – When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Extremely cold temperatures often accompany a winter storm, so you may have to cope with power failures and icy roads.

Although staying indoors as much as possible can help reduce the risk of car crashes and falls on the ice, you may also face indoor hazards. Many homes will be too cold—either due to a power failure or because the heating system isn’t adequate for the weather.

Snow and ice on the roads.

Snow and ice on the roads.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal asks residents to prepare homes for cold weather

 

Alternate heating sources often cause fatal fires; use checklist for home

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN - Tennessee Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safe and warm, as colder weather becomes more common across the state. But she urges residents to be cautious in the use of alternate heat sources.

“The colder weather means many people will begin to heat their homes with fireplaces, woodstoves and space heaters,” said McPeak. “Cold weather months typically have a higher number of accidental fire injuries and deaths, due to the use of these alternate heat sources.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal asks residents to prepare homes for Cold Weather

 

Alternate Heating Sources often cause Fatal Fires
Use Checklist for Home

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Tennessee Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safe and warm, as colder weather becomes more common across the state. But she urges residents to be cautious in the use of alternate heat sources.

“The colder weather means many people will begin to heat their homes with fireplaces, woodstoves and space heaters,” said McPeak. “Cold weather months typically have a higher number of accidental fire injuries and deaths, due to the use of these alternate heat sources.” «Read the rest of this article»

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State Fire Marshall Asks Residents to Prepare Home for Cold Weather

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Alternative Heat Sources Often Cause Fatal Fires
 
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Fire Marshal Leslie A. Newman wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safe and warm, as winter sets in across the state. But she urges residents to be cautious in the use of alternative heat sources.

“The winter weather means many people will begin to heat their homes with fireplaces, woodstoves and space heaters,” said Newman. “Cold weather months typically have a higher number of accidental fire injuries and deaths due to the use of these alternative heat sources.” «Read the rest of this article»

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State Fire Marshal asks residents to practice fire safety at home

 

Alternative heat sources, Christmas trees often cause fatal fires

tngovNASHVILLE – Tennessee Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Leslie A. Newman wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safe and warm, as winter sets in across the state. But she urges residents to be cautious in the use of alternative heat sources.

“The winter weather means many people will begin to heat their homes with fireplaces, woodstoves and space heaters,” said Newman. “Cold weather months typically have a higher number of accidental fire injuries and deaths, due to the use of these alternative heat sources.”

Clarksville firefighters swap out at a structure fire in Lincoln Home

Clarksville firefighters swap out at a structure fire in Lincoln Homes

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