Plug into Safety

Extension cords are meant for short-term use

It’s a common problem for most of us: relying on a handy dandy extension cord since we have so many devices and not enough outlets to plug them all into. Indiana Electric Cooperatives warns extension cords should only be used  

Use caution with electrical heating devices

Electric space heaters and blankets are great ways to stay toasty warm when the temperature drops. Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you during these winter months, when space heaters and electric blankets come out of hibernation, home fires increase. “Heating equipment  

Keep your feasts festive

During the holidays, family and friends gather to celebrate. Usually, food is involved. But not all feasts turn out festive. The United States Fire Administration estimates more than 2,000 residential fires are reported each Thanksgiving, with cooking the leading cause.  …Read More.