Tag: Wall Heater
The Seattle Fire Department reminds residents to be mindful of fire safety during this holiday season. Holiday-related home fires primarily involve cooking, heating and electrical sources. Busy kitchens can lead to unattended stoves. Cold winter weather results in high use of space and wall heaters. Festive lights can be temptation for the use of overloaded [...][More]
Posted: December 11th, 2012 under Fire Line, Fire Prevention, Fires, Public Education.
Tags: cold, cooking, dangerous, Electrical, extension cord, festive, Fire Safety, heating, holiday, Holiday Fire Safety, holiday-related, home fires, kitchens, lights, outlets, overloaded, season, space, unattended stoves, Wall Heater, weather, winter
March 14—Seattle Fire Investigators determined a morning house fire in Seward Park was caused by combustible materials too close to an operating wall heater. At 7:02 a.m., the Seattle Fire Alarm Center(FAC) received multiple 911 calls reporting a fire inside a two-story home located in the 4900 block of 44th Avenue South. Engine 30 arrived [...][More]