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Winter Safety Tips

Extremely cold weather is common, and when temperatures drop, We want you to remember these tips to stay safe while you stay warm:

  • If you use portable heaters, be sure they have an automatic safety shut-off switch and never leave children unattended in rooms with portable heaters.
  • Supervise children and pets at all times when a portable space heater is in use.
  • Never use space heaters to dry flammable items such as clothing or blankets.
  • Keep all flammable objects at least three feet from space heaters.
  • Install smoke detectors on every level, test them monthly and replace batteries at least yearly.
  • If any appliances or heating devices in your home produce carbon monoxide (CO), be sure to install CO detectors in your home and then test and properly maintain the detectors.
  • Have a qualified service technician check and clean your heating system every year.

Mission Statement

Our mission at Converse County Sheriff’s Office is taking an active approach to working with the citizens of Converse County to preserve life, protect property and promote personal responsibility.