(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
Your fur-pal is waiting for you at The Doggie Street Festival! An adoption event on Saturday, November 17th at NTC Park Liberty Station from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
San Diego residents might have heard some loud noises or saw low-flying aircraft Wednesday morning, but officials say the public should not be alarmed.
The City of Imperial Beach and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography announced the details Wednesday of the city's plan for dealing with rising sea levels.
Willie O'Ree, who played seven seasons with the original San Diego Gulls after becoming the first black to play in the NHL, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday in Toronto.
Julie will be at Warwick's in La Jolla on Thursday, November 15th at 7:30 p.m. for discussion and a book signing!
Seven San Diego school districts will continue to be closed Wednesday due to San Diego Gas & Electric's public safety power shut off.
The death toll from the massive Woolsey Fire burning through Malibu and surrounding areas rose to three, with authorities confirming the discovery of a body in a charred Agoura Hills homes.
Making sure that people who use local roadways to walk or ride their bikes are safe is the focus of a new safety education program the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency will be launching.