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Report: Tips on How to Keep Your Lakewood House From Burning Down

LoveLakewood.com shares the causes of 13 of the 15 fires in Lakewood in 2012, and how they could have been avoided.

Keep children away from incense burners. Discard cigarette butts in a secure container.

And don’t overload your power outlets with electronics.

Sound like commonsense?

These were the causes of a few of the fires in Lakewood in 2012.

The fire department conducts an investigation following each fire in the city. LoveLakewood.com unearthed the causes of 13 of the 15 fires in the city during the past year.

Some of the reports were surprising, while others not so much.

Click here to read the entire report.

Patch reader February 16, 2013 at 01:03 AM
"And don’t overload your power outlets with electronics." Difficult to avoid doing in some of these older homes and apt bldgs.

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