Many residential fires are caused by some sort of electrical issue. According to the National Fire Protection Association, an average of over 47,800 house fires are caused by electrical problems. If you house were to catch fire, knowing what type of fire it is could help you combat it long enough to get yourself and your family out of the house safely. Identifying Electrical Fires Probably the first indication that the source of a fire is electrical is the smell.
8 September 2014