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  • Tips for safe use of space heaters, other fire risks

    WASHINGTON — Cold weather and heating problems typically lead people to use other solutions to keep warm, and that can cause a spike in the number of house fires. “We see so many fires involving space…

  • Discarded cigarettes cause 4 fires in Fairfax Co. in a week

    WASHINGTON — Improperly discarded cigarettes are blamed for four accidental fires in Fairfax County, Virginia in a week. The most recent fire early Sunday caused $173,000 in damage to a town house in the Lorton…