The fire department wants everyone to know what should never be plugged into a power strip.


As much of the northern hemisphere enters the coldest months of the year, heating systems are turned on, and in many cases, space heaters are brought out.

According to firefighters, you should never plug the following into a power strip: Space heaters: The object that should never be plugged into a power strip.

Space heaters are commonly used worldwide when the weather turns cold. After all, we all want to be nice and warm when icy winds blow outside. Firefighters in Oregon are not the only ones giving safety tips for space heaters.

The fire department in Toledo, Ohio, has also issued a similar statement after a house caught fire due to improper use of a space heater. The heater ignited the sofa, and the entire house quickly went up in flames.

Space heaters can reach temperatures of up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit, so it is essential that everyone who uses them does so safely. Here are some tips: Never plug the device into a power strip, always plug it directly into a wall outlet.

Always leave at least one meter of space around the space heater. Always keep an eye on your heater while it’s in use, and never leave it on while you’re asleep or in another room.

Place the heaters on flat and level surfaces. Never place heaters on cabinets, tables, furniture, or carpets.

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