We have received reports of issues with gas heaters causing fires or the potential for fires due to improper connections. Be sure your heaters are connected to the gas system with the proper type of hoses, and that the hoses are properly connected with brass fittings.   Connections made with rubber hoses and hose clamps are not acceptable due to the possibility that they may come loose.

Here is the correct type of hose and connection to use:

Here is an example of the incorrect type of hose and connection to use.

While accidents involving space heaters are rare, they can be serious.  Please take a few minutes to check your space heaters to be sure they are set up safely.