MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md (WJZ) — Check your phone chargers!

The Montgomery County Fire Department said people should keep an eye on them because frayed cables could start a fire.

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In a tweet, the department said if cables are frayed, they can overheat and lead to a fire. They also added that the frayed wire can overheat phones, also causing a fire.

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They suggest people replace any worn-out charger cables and avoid using knock-off chargers.

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CBS Baltimore Staff