Archive for March, 2011

Firm’s African eco project – Scarborough Today

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The energy efficient stoves are around 50 per cent more efficient than an open fire, needing less wood to cook with. As a result each energy efficient stove will save over 15 tonnes of CO2 over the lifetime of the stove. They are also built near to where …


DNR: Woodstoves and outdoor wood boilers cause wildfires – WQOW TV News 18

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
DNR: Woodstoves and outdoor wood boilers cause wildfires
WQOW TV News 18
“When cleaning out a woodstove or fireplace, it’s important to empty ashes in a metal container with a tight fitting lid,” says Catherine Koele, wildfire prevention specialist with the Department of Natural Resources. “Let the embers cool by drowning


Police Log: Batman Sought – Patch.com

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Police Log: Batman Sought
Patch.com
Firefighters responded to the house and reported that the homeowner was using their wood stove. On March 30, at 6:12 am, a caller reported heavy, thick black smoke coming from a chimney on Maple Avenue. The fire department responded and reported that


Wash. woman burned in house fire after putting gasoline on paper in wood stove – Greenfield Daily Reporter

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Wash. woman burned in house fire after putting gasoline on paper in wood stove
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Firefighters say the woman was burned after she tried putting gasoline on some paper inside a wood stove. They say when she lit the fire, some of the vapors had spread and sent flames throughout the room. The woman tried to snuff out the fire with a


By Their Compost Heaps Ye Shall Know Them – Urbanite Baltimore

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
By Their Compost Heaps Ye Shall Know Them
Urbanite Baltimore
The group heats their shared house by wood stove, burning scrub wood left over from clearing the garden and scrap wood scavenged from construction; Free Farm member Mike Grabinski has even rendered lye from the stove’s ashes, which the group plans to

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Letters to The Editor: Some fuel for thought for biomass foes – Union-News & Sunday Republican

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Perhaps biomass foes should include a ban against area homeowners who use wood and pellet stoves for the same reasons they protest the biomass plant. 2) Obviously there is a need for power generation in this area. Otherwise, Palmer Renewable Energy wouldn …


Fire destroys Eastwood Village home – flatheadnewsgroup.com

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

But then she had to get out. “It was getting really smoky, really fast,” Nichols said. The fire started where the wood stove pipe meets the roof of the home, said Columbia Falls Fire Chief Rick Hagen. Hagen said the fire was contained to an area around …


House is ideal for vacation or retirement: vaulted living area, wood stove – St. John’s Telegram

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

This grand vacation or retirement home, Plan HMAFAPW01226 by Homeplans.com, is designed for views and the outdoor lifestyle, and uses modest square footage to great advantage. The three-bedroom plan includes 1,230 square feet of finished living space, with …


Landmark Business Goes Up in Flames – msnbc.com

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Crews were called to Milky Way Farms on Route 14 in Troy Township just before noon. The cause is under investigation but fire officials say it may have been sparked by a wood stove in the building. No one was injured.


Kitsap County woman burned in house fire – Olympian

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Firefighters say the woman was burned after she tried putting gasoline on some paper inside a wood stove. They say when she lit the fire, some of the vapors had spread and sent flames throughout the room. The woman tried to snuff out the fire with a blanket.