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Childproofing Your Home

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Updated April 28, 2010

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Fireplace Gate
Fireplace Gate

Fireplace Gate

Vincent Iannelli, MD
Many homes have fireplaces, and although it is nice to have a fire going on a cold night, it is important to keep your kids safe from the fire.

A fireplace gate is a great way to keep your kids out of your fireplace and at a safe distance when you have a fire going.

Remember to also keep your fireplace and chimney cleaned and inspected regularly, use a fireplace screen, and don't leave your kids unattended when a fire is burning.

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