As the temperatures drop, people tend to resort to using space heaters and other methods to heat their homes and businesses, but they need to play it safe and prevent a home fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.
Michael McLeieer, president and founder of E.S.C.A.P.E. spoke with WLNS TV 6, FOX 17 TV, WBKB TV and WKZO AM 590 and FM 106.9 radio this week and shared some simple but important tips and resources to prevent a home fire and increase your chances of surviving a fire should it occur.
WLNS TV 6:
FOX 17 TV:
WBKB TV (Alpena, MI):
Here are a couple of links to some free resources and tips to prevent winter home fires from the National Fire Protection Association
and United States Fire Administration