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VIDEO: Heat’s On As Weather Cools

October 01, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

As autumn arrives and nighttime temperatures drop, it's all the more important to check the condition of your furnace. But some Minnesotans in need must choose between paying medical bills and having a warm, safe home.

Volunteers from Pipefitters Local 455, Pipefitters Local 539, and the Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association host "Heat's On," an annual outreach event providing furnace check-ups to low-income seniors and home owners with disabilities, to combat home heating hazards and carbon monoxide poisoning.


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