-13.2 C
Fort St. John
Monday, January 21, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Home News Space heater causes house fire in Dawson Creek

Space heater causes house fire in Dawson Creek

Advertisement

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Dawson Creek Fire Department says a house fire Friday was caused by a space heater being to close to combustible items.

Just before 11 p.m. Friday January 20, the Fire Department responded to a call of a fire in the 1400 block of 106 avenue. A total of 4 apparatus and 21 firefighters worked to contain the fire.

The fire caused extensive damages to two rooms with the fire extending into the structural components of the residence with fire damage to roof and wall members.

- Advertisement -

Fire officials would like to remind the public to keep combustible materials and space heaters at least 3’ from each other.

A recent fire death in Vancouver was attributed to a space heater too close to bedding.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Local Events

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

Fort Nelson Secondary School warning of predatory Snapchat accounts

FORT NELSON, B.C. - Fort Nelson Secondary School is warning parents about predatory Snapchat accounts.In a letter issued to parents on Friday, the school...