Stories tagged with: Electrical fire

June 10, 2010 - 4:30pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

Aside from kitchen fires, another common cause of structure fires has to do with something that every household has. Extension chords, if not used properly can have devastating effects on a home.

"We see electrical fires generally being related to extension chords. That's the number one culprit," says Zanesville Fire Department Chief Dave Lacy.

Chief Lacy urges people not to use extension chords unless they are absolutely necessary, and if they are, you should...

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