Tag Archives: Fire

Apartment Fire causes 500K in Damages

At 8:42 pm on Monday, July 9th, Orange County Fire Authority responded to an apartment fire started by oil in a pan that was left unattended.  One patient was transported to a medical facility for smoke inhalation.  The Red Cross responded to assist with 11 units of displaced residents. There was $500,000.00 of damage to the apartment building and $20,000.00 of damage […]

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Gel Fuel Causes Serious Burn Injuries

Orange County Fire Authority just issued the following News Release: On Sunday, June 24th, a 14-year old female was seriously burned while attending a gathering with her parents at the home of friends. She was sitting at an outdoor table when the host began refueling a decorative firepot on the dinner table. It appeared the […]

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Heat and Storage Don’t Mix

DID YOU KNOW THAT. . . .Storing items too close to a water heater is not a good idea?  Recently, an Orange County apartment fire caused an estimated $10,000.00 to an apartment and an additional $5,000.00 in contents. THE PROBLEM: Storing anything that can burn too close to the water heater.  Examples include boxes, paper, clothes, blankets, old newspapers, etc. A water […]

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Fires are a Headache for EVERYONE!

DID YOU KNOW THAT… A fire in an apartment building  involves many people?  For starters,  the resident(s) who had the fire in their unit need a new place to live, furniture, clothes, prescriptions, pets, household goods, etc. And what about the neighbors who may also be displaced, or have smoke and water damage that they will have to wait to […]

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