BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC)- As we approach freezing temperatures, some of you may be turning on the heat for the first time.
And that often means firefighters are busier than usual.
When the weather gets extremely cold, firefighters say there are some practical ways you can still stay warm and protect your home from a fire.
Space heaters, although inexpensive and easy to use, can cause fires if not used properly.
A good rule of thumb is "anything with heat, stay three feet."