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Residential electric fireplace place catches fire when turned on for testing

Incident Investigation

Residential electric fireplace place catches fire when turned on for testing

November 27, 2020

Electrical

Reference Number:

II-1113068-2020 (#20115)



Location: Abbotsford

Regulated industry sector: Electrical – Low voltage electrical system

Incident overview

An electric fireplace was installed in a renovated dwelling. When the fireplace was turned on for the first time for testing purposes, the fireplace caught on fire causing components of the electrical fireplace to warp and melt.
 

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