Fire Safety Public Service Announcement

More than 350,000 fires occur each year and often within the homes of seniors. Some of the leading causes include cooking, portable heaters, and faulty electrical equipment. The National Center for Health Statistics found that adults 65 and older were 2.4 times as likely as the general population to die in fires. For those 85 […]

Space Heater Safety Tips

Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the United States. More than 65,000 home fires are attributed to heating equipment each year. These fire result in hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in property damage.    Portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental […]

Home Heating Safety Tips for Older Adults

Colder winter weather increases the likelihood of heating related fires. These fires are the second leading cause of fire deaths among older adults.  Keep your home safe and warm all year long with these safety tips. Heating Safety Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, space heater, […]

Heat Your Home Safely

Follow these tips to safely heat your home during the frigid winter months 32% of home fires are caused by space heaters More home fires occur during the cold winter months than at any other time of year Make sure to follow these important tips before you plug in: Place space heaters on a flat, […]

ESFI Space Heater Virtual Demonstration – Spanish

Las calentadoras eléctricas portátiles del espacio pueden ser una fuente conveniente de calor suplementario para su casa en el tiempo frío, pero ellos también pueden aumentar los riesgos del fuego o la descarga eléctrica si no utilizado apropiadamente. Mantenga su casa seguro y tibio este invierno con algunas puntas útiles de ESFI.

ESFI Space Heater Virtual Demonstration

Portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home in cold weather, but they can also increase the risks of fire or electric shock if not used properly. Keep your home safe and warm this winter with some helpful tips from ESFI.

Heating Things Up at the Office

Portable electric space heaters are commonly used to provide supplemental heat during the colder months. Unfortunately, space heaters can increase the risks of fire and electric shock if not used properly. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that there were 21,800 home fires involving stationary or portable space heaters in 2007. These fires resulted […]

Space Heater Safety Tips

Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the United States. More than 65,000 home fires are attributed to heating equipment each year. These fire result in hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in property damage. Portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat […]