Winter weather poses unique challenges to people faced with bitter cold, snow and ice. The American Red Cross has steps you should take to stay safe if you are in the path of winter storms.
It’s that time of year when many people resort to space heaters and other sources to keep their homes warm. Home heating is the second leading cause of fires in this country. To reduce the risk of heating related fires, the Red Cross recommends these steps (More home fire safety information available here):
STAY SAFE DURING WINTER WEATHER
WINTER TRAVEL SAFETY
Stay off the road if possible, during severe weather. If you must drive in winter weather, follow these tips: