Casper Firefighters Extinguish BBQ Fire That Threatened Homes

No injuries were said, and no homes had been damaged thanks to firefighters who extinguished a grass hearth in north Casper on Sunday.

The fireplace unfolds from someone’s barbeque grill at 1126 Burlington Ave. And was reportedly threatening systems before firefighters arrived rapidly after 6:15 p.M. In general, the hearth burned more or less one-zone of an acre, overlaying grass and garden debris.

BBQ Grilling fire accident

The Casper Fire Department is reminding us to use warning when grilling or the usage of heat sources outdoors.

“The grill should be positioned well far from structures, out from underneath eaves and overhanging branches,” Firefighter Eric Christensen said in an information release. “Keep your grill clean by casting off grease or fats buildup from the grill and drip tray.”

Christensen says grills must never be left unattended. For gasoline grills, the lid ought to constantly be open before lighting fixtures.

When charcoal usage, the coals should be allowed to cool completely before they may be disposed of in a metallic box.

Five devices from the Casper Fire-EMS Departments answered Sunday at the side of additional chief officials and an investigator. The Casper Police Department and Wyoming Medical Center ambulance service assisted.

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