The cold weather is on its way and everyone will soon be heating their homes. Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths?
As people work to stay warm during this arctic outbreak, a word of warning. Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman tells NewsRadio WGNS alternative heat sources, like space heaters and kerosene heaters can be dangerous.
On cue, Mother Nature throws Rutherford County into the deep freeze. Temperatures aren't expected to get above freezing again until Friday afternoon. Murfreesboro Electric spokeswoman Amy Byers says your heating unit is working overtime.
The super cold weather can unfortunately turn deadly. Community advocate Dwight Ogleton tells NewsRadio WGNS it's important to check on the area's most vulnerable citizens.
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