Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety warning concerning the potential hazards associated with AC units and where they are plugged into. Included are statistics in regards to electrical fires when AC Units do not have proper electrical setups. How proper installation of AC units can help prevent fires. Also shared are the proper use and function of surge protectors and what they are designed for. By taking appropriate steps to ensure proper use of AC units in the summertime heat, you can avoid electrical hazards that can lead to fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as an appliance user! Special Thanks to Kingtreenews.com, to Michaele Duke, and to Williamsburg County Fire Chief, Randy Swinton, for the article, County Fire Chief warns citizens not to use extension cords to power AC units.