- Associated Press - Sunday, February 19, 2017

CHUBBUCK, Idaho (AP) - Chubbuck fire officials are urging people to seek help if they’re having an electrical problem.

KPVI TV reports (https://bit.ly/2lwUI1B ) that the warning came after a Chubbuck home caught fire on Saturday afternoon.

When the fire department arrived at the house on Ponderosa Street it was full of smoke, but there were no flames.

The cause of the fire was a circuit breaker that refused to reset. The owner of the home left, and when he returned he saw the smoke.

The insulation in the house had caught fire.

Officials say that the insulation will smolder and ultimately catch fire, so it’s best to get help.


Information from: KPVI-TV, https://www.kpvi.com/

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