Category Archives: fires caused by wood burning for heat (residential destruction)

2011 Nov. 5: NY Rodman: (OWB possible cause) Fire destroys Rodman home

2011 Nov. 5: NY Rodman: (OWB possible cause) Fire destroys Rodman home WatertownDailyTimes.com Rodman Fire Chief Phillip Branche said the cause of the fire was undetermined, but noted that a stockpile of wood used for an outdoor wood furnace …

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2011 Oct. 19: NM Taos: Home fires caused by wood burning: Stoking the Taos home fires with wood heat

2011 Oct. 19: NM Taos: Home fires caused by wood burning: Stoking the Taos home fires with wood heat Taosnews.com Be sure your installer follows the label and safety guidelines for your wood stove. Last year during the gas crisis, … Continue reading

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2011 Oct. 17: WI Mazomanie: Home is total loss in Mazomanie fire

2011 Oct. 17: WI Mazomanie: Home is total loss in Mazomanie fire 1 day ago   MAZOMANIE — Fire destroyed a home and shed at 28 Fifth St. in Mazomanie at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday after the owner put firewood … Continue reading

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2011 May 21: VT Middlebury: Baghouse filter system fire: Middlebury biomass fire still a mystery

2011 May 21: VT Middlebury: Baghouse filter system fire: Middlebury biomass fire still a mystery WCAX The biomass plant in Middlebury reduces the college’s carbon dioxide emissions by 40 … Without it, potentially harmful particulates will pollute the air. … … Continue reading

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2011 March 31: WI: In Wisconsin, if your OWB causes a fire, you get the bill: http://fyi.uwex.edu/shwec/2011/03/29/dnr-warns-of-fire-hazard-from-owbs/

2011 March 31: WI: In Wisconsin, if your OWB causes a fire, you get the bill: http://fyi.uwex.edu/shwec/2011/03/29/dnr-warns-of-fire-hazard-from-owbs/ Maybe the insurance industry will start seeing OWBs differently now. In the past, the insurance industry has viewed OWBs as a reduced hazard … Continue reading

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2011 March 29: WI: WDNR Weekly News Article – Woodstoves and outdoor wood boilers …

2011 March 29: WI: WDNR Weekly News Article – Woodstoves and outdoor wood boilers … Outdoor wood boilers are another source of wildfires caused by the sparks from chimney stacks. Wood boilers often throw sparks from the chimney stacks … … Continue reading

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2011 March 30: WI: WOODSTOVES AND OUTDOOR WOOD BOILERS CAUSE WILDFIRES-AND, YOU GET THE BILL!

2011 March 30: WI: WOODSTOVES AND OUTDOOR WOOD BOILERS CAUSE WILDFIRES-AND, YOU GET THE BILL! FireEngineering.com Outdoor wood boilers are another source of wildfires caused by the sparks from chimney stacks. Wood boilers often throw sparks from the chimney stacks … Continue reading

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2011 March 16: U.K. Scotland, Perthshire, Blair Castle: Blair Castle saved from fire

2011 March 16: U.K. Scotland, Perthshire, Blair Castle: Blair Castle saved from fire Perthshire Advertiser … night after flames were spotted rising from the clock tower at the south end of the castle where a chimney fire had broken out … Continue reading

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2011 Jan. 26: WI Dane County: (Fireplace caused) Fire Destroys Dane Co. Home

2011 Jan. 26: WI Dane County: (Fireplace caused) Fire Destroys Dane Co. Home 0 Comments A house in the town of Blue Mounds is considered a total loss after a fire. (Full Story)

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2011 Jan. 19: NJ Franklin Twp. Hunterdon County: Fire from wood-burning furnace damages Franklin Twp. home

2011 Jan. 19: NJ Franklin Twp. Hunterdon County: Fire from wood-burning furnace damages Franklin Twp. home Published: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 10:06 AM Updated: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 10:12 AM Quakertown Fire Co. FRANKLIN TWP. — Quakertown Fire Company ended … Continue reading

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