Brutal Cold this Weekend Worrisome

Kitchen Stove is a Dangerous Replacement for Heaters

By Jorge Avellan
By Peter Neumann

January 17, 2013 Updated Oct 20, 2013 at 10:55 AM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV 20 News at Ten) --- With the low temperatures we are currently experiencing, more and more people that don't have a working furnace are are using their kitchen stove to stay warm.

But the Detroit Police Department warns that using your stove as a heating source is extremely dangerous and could even kill you.

My TV 20's Jorge Avellan has the story tonight. Plus find out where you can go to get help if you can't afford to pay for heat during the winter.

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