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Portable electric heater causes a structural fire

Incident Investigation

Portable electric heater causes a structural fire

November 11, 2018

Electrical

Reference Number:

II-790702-2018 (#18758)



Location: Armstrong

Regulated industry sector: Electrical - Low voltage electrical system

Incident overview

A portable electric heater with a heat setting on high was plugged into a wall receptacle. The heater created a thermal build-up at the wall receptacle resulting in a structural fire and substantial damage to the adjacent building.

 

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