CFD officials urge home heating safety as temperatures drop

As snow, ice and cold temperatures become more commonplace, people will start doing more to heat their homes. Capt. Mike Wilson, spokesman for the Columbus Fire Department says it is important to be safe.

Wilson reminds us that we’re also in the holiday season.

Fire officials urge you to remember one rule of thumb…

Other safety tips include never using an extension cord on your heaters and never using an oven to heat the inside of your home.