Be warm but be safe as temps drop

We didn't need to call Flomaton Fire Chief Steve Stanton or Century Fire Chief David Adams to get their comments about temperatures quickly dropping below the freezing point.

Both would have told us it's prime time for a house fire. We know that because they've told us that before.

The reasons are multiple. First is most heating systems have been idle for months and months and they collect dust. Second is people look for alternative sources of heat like space heaters, mounted gas heaters and propane heaters.

When it gets cold, we want to stay warm, but we also need to remember these heaters ca...