We have responded to two house fires in the past 10 days in town. Both have been deemed “accidental” in nature by fire investigators, meaning they were not set intentionally nor was arson a factor. This brings us to the fact that the people of Wilton are doing things or not doing things that are contributing to these incidents. Please take a lesson from your neighbors who have suffered material losses due to fires in their homes and review the following.
It’s spring. Take a few minutes, get the kids involved, make it a family activity and take a good look around your house for the following conditions that may contribute to a fire, and let’s work together as a community to prevent home fires all year round.