By Jamey Toney, ChFC® Country Financial

Use caution this winter when using space heaters
By Jamey Toney, ChFC®
Country Financial

With home heating costs on the rise this winter, many people are turning to alternate heating sources to keep costs down. If you plan to use space heaters this winter, use extreme caution.

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Space HeaterAccording to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), portable and fixed space heaters caused a disproportionate share of home heating fire deaths in 2007. Space heaters were involved in 32 percent of home heating fires, but 79 percent of the deaths. In addition, heating equipment was responsible for $608 million in property damage.

Jamey Toney is an exclusive multiline agent representing COUNTRY Financial.  He holds a Chartered Financial Consultant designation.For more information on tornado safety visit the COUNTRY Financial website at http://www.countryfinancial.com.   

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