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Ironwood residents advised to keep basements heated


December 29, 2017


IRONWOOD — The 20-below weather of this week is taking a toll on some Ironwood residents’ homes.

City utilities director Bob Tervonen told the city commission Thursday that city residents should make sure their crawlspace areas and basements remain heated. There have been about a half-dozen cases in the city of frozen water lines into the basements, he said.

“Using a fan to blow air into the cooler areas of the basement and crawlspaces can help a lot,” Tervonen said.

One week into winter, Ironwood has already experienced much colder tempera...

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