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By Vicki Fix
Southeast Electric Cooperative 

Winter – A Season of Safety


December 15, 2017

As we snuggle into our homes during the winter season, Southeast Electric Cooperative shares some safety tips.

Use your space heater safely

Many people turn to space heaters as a convenient source of warmth in winter months. However, space heaters can be dangerous if not used properly. 

• Keep the heater at least three feet from flammable items such as curtains, furniture or bedspreads.

• Select a space heater with a guard around the heating element.

• Read and follow the manufacturer’s operating instructions.

• Keep children and pets away from space heaters.

• Never leave a sp...

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