Fire cause: Electrical fault or rodent activity

Image found on: https://app.vastclicks.com//5KNq It may be a bit strange, writing about rodents on a fire blog, but the two come hand in hand quite often. It may be alarming to know, but it has been estimated that half of unknown origin fires may be electrical fires due to rodent activity. So yes, not only … Continue reading Fire cause: Electrical fault or rodent activity

Tumble dryer fires: The potential ticking time bomb in your home

Image from https://app.vastclicks.com//oz39 We are all aware of the fire risks caused by cooking, smoking or the use of candles in the home. Many consumers are not aware of the fire risk which can be caused by household appliances. Tumble dryers are heat-producing appliances, which can cause fire for several reasons, just two being manufacturer … Continue reading Tumble dryer fires: The potential ticking time bomb in your home

Carelessly Discarded Cigarettes; A significant risk factor for fire deaths

As a firefighter in a previous life, and a fire investigator at present, I have witnessed the destruction of fire, from extinguishing to investigating it. A major factor contributing to death in house fires is smoke inhalation. Cigarettes are a common cause of fires in your home, and with that, brings a high risk of … Continue reading Carelessly Discarded Cigarettes; A significant risk factor for fire deaths

Welcome to Pyro Casanova, the fire investigation, fire safety and fire prevention blog to allow you to stay safe in your home

If you want something bad enough, you will get it. This is certainly true in my case. With five years of academic study and several years of firefighting experience, I believe I am ready to settle down and start a new chapter in my life. At the age of 30, I have reached my career … Continue reading Welcome to Pyro Casanova, the fire investigation, fire safety and fire prevention blog to allow you to stay safe in your home