According to Federal Emergency Management Agency, January is the most dangerous time of the year for home fires caused by space heaters. As it starts to get colder, now is the time to start using safe practices for space heating.
What are some safety tips for space heaters?
•Unplug the unit when you leave the room.
•Keep all flammable objects 3 feet away from the space heater.
•Only use Kerosene heaters that have an auto shut off in the case of a tip over
For more tips, watch this video from FEMA: