Winter officially arrives in five weeks. Now is the perfect time to get prepared for the heating season. You can start by reviewing the NFPA heating safety tips sheet, which has details on how to maintain heating equipment, operate it safely, and respond to warning signs of equipment malfunction. "Get Ahead of the Winter Freeze," which can be customized with the fire department or organization name and contact information, includes 10 tips for winter safety with an easy-to-follow checklist. If you'd like to watch heating safety tips in addition to reading about them, the heating web page has videos on home heating safety and heating equipment.