(NEWS 8) - Wildfires pose a threat to San Diego year round, but when dry winds kick up in low humidity like they will this week, the danger is serious.
Judi Scott of The Home Depot joined News 8's Heather Myers Friday morning to share some of the newest technology in-home fire and carbon monoxide detection. Scott also provided tips for upgrading existing equipment.
Below is a list of products Scott featured along with SKU's for easy in-store or online locating:
· Duracell Quantum AA 8 pack, SKU #1000014842
· (2) Kidde Worry Free Battery Wireless Combination CO and Smoke Alarm, SKU #1002683101
· If above sku isn’t available: Kidde Twin Pack Worry Free Combination Alarm w/ Voice, SKU #1001632542
· Kidde Full Home 3-A: 40-B:C Fire Extinguisher, SKU #1001219915
· Kidde KK2 Kitchen 2BC Fire Extinguisher, SKU # 1001079408
· Kidde Garage Workshop 3-A-40-B:C Fire Extinguisher, SKU #1002661961
· Leviton 15 Amp AFCI Outlet, SKU # 1000013801
San Diego looked like a top team in Sunday's doubleheader opener, and Philadelphia resembled the out-of-contention club.
A man stole a brand-new luxury car out of a Kearny Mesa dealership's lot and led police on a lengthy chase down San Diego freeways on Sunday.
San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and so is the superhero-themed fashion! Celebrities like Sarah Paulson, Sonequa Martin-Green and Camila Mendes, among many other stylish ladies, rocked a bevy of leather, nylon and pleather to attend the annual comic book convention.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for San Diego County inland valleys, mountains, and deserts. The warning is valid for Monday morning through Thursday evening
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who died Saturday morning on a sidewalk in Old Town.
A suspected drunk driver was shot by sheriff's deputies after leading them on a pursuit across North County freeways Friday night, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.
Fire crews responded to a fully involved building fire in the 7000 block of Amherst Drive in Rolando.