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New items purchased or received as gifts over the holiday season may be on a recall list. During the past few years, smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and child passenger seats have been recalled. If you don’t have access to a computer you can search for recalls over the phone, call CPSC (Consumer Product Safety commission) at 800-638-CPSC and ask the operator if your products have been recalled.

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/

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A kit installed on the tankless water heaters and boilers to convert them from natural gas to propane can cause the unit to produce excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers.

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At about 8:00 pm this evening, fire crews from the Poudre Fire Authority quickly…

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At about 8:00 pm this evening, fire crews from the Poudre Fire Authority quickly extinguished a wildfire north of Dixon Dam between Horsetooth reservoir and county road 28. The area burned was contained to approximately 1 acre. The cause is under investigation.

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Poudre Fire Authority crews take advantage of the warm weather and the thin ice …

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Poudre Fire Authority crews take advantage of the warm weather and the thin ice to practice rescue techniques at the Riverbend Ponds Natural area on east Prospect road.

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January along with December, are the months with the most electrical fires due t…

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January along with December, are the months with the most electrical fires due to increased use of heating appliances and lights. Most electrical fires start in the bedroom, but the highest number of fatalities occur with fires located in the living room, family room and den. Some electrical fires happen because of problems in house wiring or appliance failure, but many occur due to mistakes that homeowners make like overloading electrical outlets or extension cords.

Here are the 5 most common causes of electrical fires.
1. Faulty outlets, appliances
2. Light fixtures
3. Extension cords
4. Space heaters
5. Wiring

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