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Don’t Plug Space Heaters Into Power Strips

With cold weather now here, fire officials are warning people not to plug space heaters into power strips or extension cords. This is due to the fact that space heaters use a lot of Continue reading

Fire Preparedness Week

fire-fighter-1-300This is Fire Preparedness Week, and the Routt County Office of Emergency Management has some tips to share. The agency has released statistics regarding home fires and smoke alarms, and tips on how to prevent a fire in your home. In 2011 there were 370,000 home fires in the U.S., causing nearly 14,000 injuries and over 2,500 Continue reading