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Keep Warm, Keep Safe Toolkit for Heating Safety

Resources for the public, fire departments and educators about winter heating safety.
Keep Warm, Keep Safe logo

Winter heating safety is critically important. Heating caused over 7,000 fires in Massachusetts over the last five years. Heating is the second leading cause of home fires in the state.  The Keep Warm, Keep Safe campaign has information and a toolkit for fire educators to help prevent winter home heating fires.

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Keep Warm, Keep Safe Winter Home Heating Safety Campaign

Heating is the second leading cause of home fires in the state. The Keep Warm, Keep Safe campaign toolkit includes a logo for local use, a customizable press release and opinion editorial, TV and radio public service announcements that can be aired locally, a PowerPoint (TM) presentation (updated Dec., 2019), educational handouts that can be downloaded and a full color English/Spanish pamphlet that can be ordered in quantity from the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse.

Additional Resources

Keep Warm Keep Safe Brochures

Color brochure in English and Spanish

KWKS brochure

Keep Warm Keep Safe English/Spanish Brochure  is a color pamphlet on winter home heating safety in both English and Spanish. Order this pamphlet in quantity, free, from the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse.

Home Heating Safety in 7 Languages

These one page flyers teach about home heating safety in 7 languages.

Keep Warm Keep Safe Memes

 We have memes you can download and use on your social media feeds to promote winter home heating safety messages including:

  • Keep Space heaters 3-feet away from anything that can burn.
  • Plug Space heaters directly into outlets. Don't use extension cords.
  • Dispose of woodstove and fireplace ashes in a metal can with a lid. Put them outside, away from the house.
  • Keep anything that can burn 3-feet away from a fireplace.
  • Keep anything that can burn 3-feet away from a woodstove.
Space heater in a living room with the message, "Keep space heaters 3-feet away from anything that can burn."
Space heater plugged into an outlet with the message, "Plug space heaters directly into outlets. Don't use extension cords."
Picture of woodstove with the message, "Keep anything that can burn 3-feet away from a woodstove.
Fire in a fireplace with the message, "Keep anything that can burn 3-feet away from a fireplace."
Ash can outdoors with the message, "Dispose of woodstove and fireplace ashes in a metal can with a lid. Place the can outdoors, away from the house.

Additional Resources

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Additional Resources

Contact

Phone

Cynthia Ouellette (978) 567-3381
David DeMarco (978) 567-3388
Christie Clement (978) 567-3387

Address

1 State Road
Stow, MA 01775
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