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Stay Safe When Using Space Heaters and Wood Stoves

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 10, 2014 01:00 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Jan 08, 2014

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  Energy Solutions Cold weather, when wood stoves are cranked up and portable electric space heaters are brought out of the basement and plugged in, is when most house fires occur Enjoying a wood stove on a cold winter day. Photo Credit: Alex Wilson The morning paper had yet another story about a destructive house fire—fortunately no fatalities (this time*), but the total loss of another home and another family’s belongings. And like many others, the culprit appears to have been the wood stove. So many of the home fires we experience in Vermont result from trying to keep warm. Some have to do with faulty installation of wood heating equipment; many others result from improper operation of that equipment or management of the ash. read more






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