Tragedy brings home heating safety into focus


By Lisa Braxton

Space heaters have been identified as the cause of a house fire in Columbia, South Carolina, Saturday morning in which a husband and wife died. According to The State, fire officials say that the home had multiple space heaters. The investigation continues.

The peak months for home heating fires are December, January, and February. NFPA’s safety information on heating, including the safety tips sheet, offers precautions residents can take while heating their homes.

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