Central Taney Fire Issues Heating Safety Message

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by Tim Church

 

BRANSON, Mo. – As temperatures continue to remain below freezing, the safe use of alternative heat sources is a must have discussion.

Central Taney County Fire Protection District Fire Training Officer Jeff Romines shares there are a number of things his department wants residents to remember when heating their homes and businesses:

 

 

Romines adds it’s also vital for homes with alternative heat sources to have a carbon monoxide detector, which will alert home owners to any problems before they result in injury or death.

Currently the National Weather Service in Springfield is forecasting below freezing temperatures to continue until Thursday, with only highs of 39 and 40 degrees respectively on Friday and Saturday.