Fire Officials Give Update on Recent Fires, Offer Safety Tips
Last updated 11/20/2019 at 4:33pm
Fire officials from Security and Fountain Fire Departments announced causes for some of the recent house fires their firefighters have battled in recent weeks.
Contrary to speculation by some curious residents, heaters are not necessarily to blame.
In Widefield, a house that burned on Silverdale early on Oct. 31 remains an open case.
"We have turned this over to the Sheriff's Office for further investigation," Security Fire Department Battalion Chief James Chapman said, adding he could not elaborate any further.
Meanwhile, a Nov. 3 house fire on Treasure Trail Circle likely was caused eith...