Heating Safety

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Fireplace Screen

Prevention tips to accompany photos:

  • Use a metal or glass fireplace screen to keep sparks from hitting nearby carpets or furniture.
  • Keep kindling, paper, and décor away from fireplaces and wood stoves.
Close up of fireplace screen; plant on floor in foreground
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Close up of fireplace screen; plant on floor in foreground

Fireplace screen; mantle and pictures visible
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Fireplace screen; mantle and pictures visible

Fireplace screen in foreground; older woman reading to right
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Fireplace screen in foreground; older woman reading to right

Fireplace screen in foreground; older woman reading to right; shot closer and lower
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Fireplace screen in foreground; older woman reading to right; shot closer and lower

Straight on shot of fireplace screen; mantle and book cases visible
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Straight on shot of fireplace screen; mantle and book cases visible

Fireplace screen shot from behind couch; couch visible in foreground
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Fireplace screen shot from behind couch; couch visible in foreground

Low shot of fireplace screen in foreground; woman in chair at right
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Low shot of fireplace screen in foreground; woman in chair at right

Fireplace screen with glass doors open
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Fireplace screen with glass doors open

Fireplace screen with glass doors open
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Fireplace screen with glass doors open; artwork on mantle

 

Space Heater Safety

Prevention tips to accompany photos:

  • Keep space heaters at least 3 feet away from anything that can burn - including furniture, blankets, curtains, and paper products
  • Choose space heaters that turn off automatically if they tip over.
  • Purchase and use only space heaters that have the label of a recognized testing laboratory.
Space heater on right; woman on right in chair reading
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Space heater on right; woman on right in chair reading

Woman in chair on right close with space heater off to right
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Woman in chair on right close with space heater off to right

Space heater off to right; woman in chair on left; blanket and walker visible
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Space heater off to right; woman in chair on left; blanket and walker visible

Lower shot of space heater off to right; woman in chair on left; blanket and 1/4 of walker visible
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Lower shot of space heater off to right; woman in chair on left; blanket and 1/4 of walker visible

Space heater on right, facing camera; woman in chair to left with blanket
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Space heater on right, facing camera; woman in chair to left with blanket

Space heater in foreground on right; woman in chair to left; blanket and half of walker visible
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Space heater in foreground on right; woman in chair to left; blanket and half of walker visible

Space heater showing manufacturer's label
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Space heater showing manufacturer's label

Space heater on a fireplace hearth
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Space heater on a fireplace hearth