Do you have your space heater plugged into a power strip? Take a look at what can happen if you choose to do that.
The Umatilla County Fire Department in Oregon posted a warning about the dangers of using a power strip with a space heater. Most manufacturers recommend that you plug space heaters directly into a wall outlet. If you plug your space heater into a power strip this could be the result, or worse.
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