Norwalk's fire marshal would like to warn people about the dangers of using space heaters or barbecues to heat their homes. Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fires during the months of December, January, and February.
One of the most dangerous things you can do is put a space heater too close to things that easily catch fire, such as:
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- Upholstered furniture
For more information about heating equipment and fire prevention, please contact the Fire Prevention and Inspection Division
at (203) 854-0240.