Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs specialist Jen Hartwig spoke with Hunter Fire Station Chief Tom Wiley regarding two house fires on Hunter in a span of two days. The first fire was a major fire that resulted in a total loss to the home, though the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. The cause of the second was a candle left unattended in the bedroom that was placed too closely to combustible materials, which resulted in government and personal loss. That home is currently being renovated and the Family will be able to move back in.
These house fires bring the issue of fire safety to the forefront of the Stewart-Hunter community. The following fire safety tips are meant to promote awareness and the prevention of fires, so you and your Family can enjoy a safe holiday season: