An electric portable heater in a living room destroys a family home.
Yesterday at just after two in the afternoon, Gravois Fire was toned out to Gravois Heights Road on a call from a neighbor. When crews arrived the one story manufactured home was fully involved. Three dogs were in the building with the unattended portable heater, no one from the family was home.
Gravois Fire Chief Ed Hancock says any type of electric or portable heater should only be used under supervision.