Heating caused 8,518 fires over the past five years and is the number two
cause of home fires in Massachusetts. Use your home heating system and
space heating appliances wisely and responsibly. That’s the way to
Keep Warm and Keep Safe.
The ABCs of Fire Safety
• Make sure there are working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms on every
level including one outside the bedrooms.
• Test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms monthly and change batteries twice a
year, when you change the clocks.