49 days ago

Poll: Should gas heaters be banned?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

A leaky gas heater sent six people from Melville to hospital - one in serious condition.

Firefighters were called to the smell of gas and found a leaky heater at the scene.

The poisoning has prompted calls to ban heaters like the one involved - something which has already happened in Canada and most of Europe.
Do you think gas heaters should be banned?

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Should gas heaters be banned?
  • 47.9% Yes, they're too dangerous.
    47.9% Complete
  • 52.1% No, people need to learn where and how to use them.
    52.1% Complete
  • 0% Other - explain in the comments.
    0% Complete
94 votes
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