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Piece of cardboard in furnace ducting catches fire

Incident Investigation

Piece of cardboard in furnace ducting catches fire

April 6, 2021

Gas

Reference Number:

II-1173055-2021 (#21513)



Location: Chilliwack

Regulated industry sector: Gas - Natural gas system

Incident overview

A homeowner noticed a burning smell coming from the vents in their home. They turned off the furnace and realized a piece of cardboard was burning inside the ducting near the furnace. The cardboard was placed there by a duct cleaning company as a way of preventing debris from falling into the furnace.

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