Archive for December, 2009

Snow chases away burn ban – Yakima Herald-Republic

Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Snow chases away burn ban
Yakima Herald-Republic
The ban went countywide on Christmas Eve and was elevated Wednesday to Stage 2, which includes even certified wood stoves, due to continuing problems with
Heating Methods Could Cost you in Fines KIMA CBS 29
Burn ban restrictions expanded Yakima Herald-Republic

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Cause of fatal Christmas fire not known – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Traverse City — Closure can’t come soon enough for Tom Wright. His mother, Nancy, 76, and sister, Tammy, 56, died Christmas morning after fire destroyed their home on High Lake in East Bay Township. The blaze broke out just hours after they hosted a …


Ban of outdoor wood stoves unlikely, senator says – Norwich Bulletin

Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Ban of outdoor wood stoves unlikely, senator says
Norwich Bulletin
The General Assembly will not seek to ban outdoor wood-burning stoves, a key environmental legislator said this week.


Wood stove probable cause of Frankfort house fire – Observer-Dispatch

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

A wood stove is believed to be responsible for a fire that destroyed a house on Clemons Road Thursday afternoon, fire officials said. The American Red Cross of the Mohawk Valley Disaster Action Team responded to 299 Clemons Road , Frankfort, to …


A Big Old Fish Story of a Riverfront Cabin – New York Times

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

New York Times
A Big Old Fish Story of a Riverfront Cabin
New York Times
The ground gets wet when it rains, then the wood gets wet, and then it doesn’t burn right, just sort of teases you from the wood stove with a needling hiss.

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Rituals: A Big Old Fish Story of a Riverfront Cabin – New York Times

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Manchester Township, Pa.— The question is: Can you call it a fishing cabin if no actual fishing takes place there? It fronts a river, so I’m safe on that count, and a pair of waders does hang in the closet. The “cabin” part is a little harder …


Fire Investigators: Deadly Christmas Fire Started Near Wood Stove – 9&10 News

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Northern Michigan’s New Leader has an update on a deadly Grand Traverse County fire that happened Christmas morning. Investigators say the fire that killed Nancy Wright and her daughter Tammy, started near the wood stove. The fire started around two …


This is not your grandma’s wood-burning stove – Providence Journal

Thursday, December 31st, 2009
This is not your grandma’s wood-burning stove
Providence Journal
Ten years later, as clouds of wood smoke hung over many New England towns and Western cities on cold winter days, wood stoves were considered major


Christmas goes on in spite of fire – Nisqually Valley News

Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Christmas goes on in spite of fire
Nisqually Valley News
The family’s wood stove and chimney caught fire, burning areas around the stove and into the attic. The damage was contained to the one area.


One dead in North Country house fire – The Union Leader

Thursday, December 31st, 2009
One dead in North Country house fire
The Union Leader
Watkins said the house was not heated by a woodstove. This was the town’s first fatal fire in several years, Watkins said, and firefighters are saddened.