Content Tagged As fire_hazard
November 21, 2012 4:04 PMBATON ROUGE - Nationwide, Turkey Day can be a dangerous day, even if you never leave your home. Thousands of fires are reported every year on Thanksgiving Day, most caused by cooking. One of the major hazards includes frying turkeys. Firefighters in Baton Rouge had these important points... more »
June 3, 2010 7:44 AMMaytag Corp. is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the company received 12 reports of electrical failures in the dishwasher heating element that led to fires and damage. One kitchen fire caused extensive damage. No injuries were reported.... more »
January 13, 2010 8:43 PMMattress sets sold in four states including Louisiana, by Mattress World of Dallas have been recalled, because they don't meet federal open flame standards and pose a fire risk. No incidents have been reported. About 700 sets were sold at furniture stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas between... more »
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