Gas heater warn­ing

Alpine Observer - - Letters To The Editor -

WITH win­ter upon us and night time tem­per­a­tures drop­ping sig­nif­i­cantly across the Alpine Shire, lo­cals are be­ing warned to be cau­tious us­ing por­ta­ble gas heaters.

Mas­ter Plum­bers CEO Pe­ter Daly said peo­ple us­ing the heaters in en­closed spaces were putting them­selves and fam­i­lies at risk of fire, ex­plo­sion or car­bon monox­ide poi­son­ing.

Mas­ter Plum­bers also sug­gest that all heat­ing ap­pli­ances be checked reg­u­larly by li­cenced gas­fit­ters.

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