Archive for December, 2014

Controversy Over Winter-long Wood-stove Ban Heating Up – KUER

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

KUER
Controversy Over Winter-long Woodstove Ban Heating Up
KUER
State regulators say banning wood-burning in winter would protect northern Utah's air from harmful pollution. The battle over that idea is about to heat up, about a year after Governor Gary Herbert announced plans to idle wood stoves in northern Utah


Update: Dallas Plantation fire started by ashes in bucket

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

[UPDATE 1:50 PM] – Chief Tim Pellerin said today that the fire was started by wood stove ash that had been improperly discarded. The ashes had been placed in a plastic bucket and set out on the porch. DALLAS PLANTATION – An investigation is underway after …


Shelter Tails Wish List

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Computer paper, manila folders, small paper plates, vacuum cleaner. 331-5377. Warwick Valley Humane Society: Bleach, natural wood stove pellets, Friskies canned pate, paper towels, Simple Green cleaner, heavy duty garbage bags, large dog biscuits …


Faulty wood stove chimney sparked deadly NY fire – WCAX

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Faulty wood stove chimney sparked deadly NY fire
WCAX
MORIAH, N.Y. – Investigators now say a fatal fire in Northern New York was caused by a faulty wood stove chimney. On Saturday, a chimney fire in Moriah killed Stephen Welch, 50, and Barry Raymond, 28. Officials determined the cause of death to be smoke …


Signs of war effort dotted rural roads: Joan C. Harvey Wheeler

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Grandma perked coffee on an old black wood stove, clean and polished. The tall pot was made of either white enamel or a silver metal. The percolator had a little glass bulb; I liked watching it to see the coffee “popping” up and down. In the center of the …


Morning fire leaves Kewaunee Co. house a loss

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

“It’s kind of strange, usually we can pinpoint the cause, and so far we have ruled out a wood stove,” Hlinak said. “It was a stubborn fire and was labor intensive to put out.” Wisconsin 42 was closed off for a time that morning to allow fire trucks to …


Faulty wood stove chimney sparked deadly NY fire

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

The celebration is on in downtown Burlington, where New Year’s revelers got an early start. The celebration is on in downtown Burlington, where New Year’s revelers got an early start. A Barre Town man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a police …


Get Rid of Those Dry Christmas Trees

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

McQueston added never burn your tree in a fire place or wood stove. The needles contain sap, which can easily burst into flames and cause an out of control stove fire. Residents should check with their local DPW to find out when pick-ups are scheduled in …


Authorities believe wood stove caused double fatal fire in Newberry Twp. – PennLive.com

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Authorities believe wood stove caused double fatal fire in Newberry Twp.
PennLive.com
Authorities believe wood stove caused double fatal fire in Newberry Twp. Two Dead in Newberry Twp. fire. A fire that broke out early Monday killed two Newberry Township residents. (York Daily Record/Associated Press). Print · Jeffrey A. Johnson …


Fire causes $100,000 damage

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

The cause of a fire which badly damaged a Barrie home Wednesday afternoon was an improperly maintained or installed wood stove. City firefighters were called to the blaze just before 1:30 p.m. at 66 Little Lake Dr. “(It’s a) good reminder for people to …