first_imgSexton: “Well you have furnaces that provide heat that are ducted and plumbed and all the necessary safeguards in place, then alternatively you have some people that will use a space heater, some people might use a propane heater – which is never good. Any type of alternative heat source that has an alternative fuel or if you plf into an outlet that hasn’t been wired correctly or is not designed for that use for the long term.” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Nikiski and Kenai Fire Departments fought a house fire on Island Lake Road in Nikiski today (Wednesday). The fire began at approximately 12:27pm, No injuries were reported. Nikiski Fire Department PIO Bud Sexton…Sexton: “Approximately 12:27pm today we were toned out for a residential structure fire over off Island Lake area. We had approximately 15 people involved, several different apparatus including Kenai Fire Department. When our crews arrived we did observe the structure to be fully involved at that point. There were no injuries reported by the homeowner, although he had a deceased dog in the fire. It was approximately a 20 x 40 structure. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and no injuries were reported by the fire department as well.”center_img This is the second house fire along Island Lake Road in a week, and the third in the Kenai-Nikiski area. There has been no word on the cause of the cure fire. The first two residential fires were caused by home heating systems according to Sexton…last_img