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Electric arc ignites fire during gas furnace installation

Incident Investigation

Electric arc ignites fire during gas furnace installation

September 13, 2016

Gas

Reference Number:

5605195



Date: September 13, 2016

Location: White Rock

Brief description: A fire occurred during a furnace replacement installation for a house. A heating contractor’s installer was performing gas and electrical work at the time of the incident. Natural gas entered the basement area and was ignited by an electrical arc causing the fire and resulting injuries to the installer.

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