Dec 9, 2013 7:15 PM
Cal Fire and Butte County Fire responded to a house fire in Bangor late this morning.
Three people were inside, and all got out safely.
Officials said it's the second Bangor wood stove fire in two days.
They also said a wood stove fire can be caused a few different ways: Improper installation, not keeping them clean, and putting too much wood inside the stove.
“It’s really imperative and very important that you get those stoves cleaned and keep them clean at least once a year,” said Cal Fire PIO Scott McLean. “Make sure there's no creosote in the stacks and also installed properly after and or during construction}
McLean estimates roof damage to the home on Jan Dar Road to be $10,000. An exact cause is still under investigation.
In a press release, CAL FIRE offers the following fire safety tips:
2 days ago