The temperatures have dropped in the KMZU listening area and some residents are thinking ways to keep the heat in their homes.

Click to hear KMZU’s Brad Hartman talk with Carrollton Fire Chief Curtis Shields:

Curtis Shields

Fire Chief Curtis Shields of the Carrollton Fire Department wants safety to be on your mind as you head into the winter months.

Shields says one of the top causes of fires during this time of the year is improper use of wood burning stoves.