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December 08, 2016
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Ten steps to a safe heating fire

Photo by Robbie Sproule, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

10. Whether you have an open fireplace or self-contained heating stove, you will have ashes. Dispose of ashes in a metal container with a lid, and place the can at least 10 feet from any buildings.

Protect yourself, your loved ones and your home by responsibly approaching every fire you build during the coming cold winter months.