Seven chickens had been killed and one cat continues to be lacking.
SAN ANTONIO — Just three days earlier than Christmas, a household loses all the things they’ve in a hearth on the northeast aspect of city that began from a warmth lamp for their hen coop.
It occurred simply after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 4000 block of Briarcrest Street off of Bulverde Road.
The batallion chief tells us a brooder warmth gentle, which was getting used to maintain their chickens heat, might have been the reason for the hearth.
When crews acquired there, they discovered heavy smoke and flames coming from the roof.
Thankfully, nobody was home on the time, however the fireplace did kill seven chickens and one cat continues to be lacking.
Firefighters says the coop and light-weight had been very near the home, making it simple for the home to catch fireplace.
The home is a complete loss, and a truck parked exterior was broken as properly.
As the Arctic blast strikes in, SAFD says they do have some tricks to forestall a hearth:
- Keep something that may burn no less than three toes away from heating gear
- Install a carbon monoxide alarm
- Don’t use your oven to warmth your home
- And when you’re going to make use of a transportable heater, plug it right into a wall socket, not an influence strip, and keep in mind to show it off once you go away the room or go to mattress
SAFD says the vacation season presents extra fireplace dangers.
You can go to firesafesa.com for extra tips about how one can get your home prepared.
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