Here are some ways that space heaters can lead to a house fire.
- Electric Shock
- Circuit Overloads
- Electrical Fires
Fireplaces and Chimneys
A house fire from improperly maintained fireplaces and chimneys is more common that most people realize.
- High Burning Temperature
- Hot Flying Embers
- Failure to Clean and Maintain Chimney
The heat from a radiator can reach further than most people realize. Therefore its important to watch out for these potential risk factors.
- Thermal Injuries
- Close to Flammable Materials
If a Kerosene heater isn’t properly maintained it can lead to dangerous conditions for a house fire.
- Explosive when improperly fueled
- Indoor Air Pollution
Central Heating System
While modern central heating systems have safety measures built in, its important not to neglect maintenance. Here is how one of these systems could lead to a fire in your home.
- Dry Atmospheres Conducive to Fires