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5:00 am
Thu December 29, 2011

Cold Temperatures Bring NFPA Reminder

The temperature in North Texas is expected to remain above normal for 2011, but 2012 will be ushered in with another cold front; and with that cold front comes a reminder from the National Fire Protection Association.

 December, January, and February are the top months for home fire deaths, according to the NFPA. Here are a few reminders issued by the agency: All heaters need space. Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment; have a three foot “kid-free zone” around open fires and space heaters; and never use your oven to heat your home.

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