Local Fire Districts Prepare for Structure Fires

Fire District Three trained volunteers, interns, and students, Nov. 15th 2015, (KTVL/Megan Allison)

By Megan Allison/KTVL.com

White City, Ore. —

People playing out in the snow may need a way to warm up when all the fun and games are over. Local firefighters say chimneys and space heaters are two of the biggest causes of structure fires during this time of year.

Jeff Bancroft is a Battalion Chief with Jackson County Fire District Three. He said every house should have a smoke detector, and chimneys and heaters should be inspected by…

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