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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 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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Firefighters were dispatched to several areas of the city today to assist with b…

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Firefighters were dispatched to several areas of the city today to assist with broken water lines. In this particular case, firefighters help a local business with water removal and clean up using backpack water vacuums, along with mops and buckets. Other firefighters move goods from the flooded area to a safe dry place.



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