(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
A woman was seriously hurt after a car driven by a 52-year-old man veered off a road and onto a sidewalk Sunday in the Valencia Park area, police said.
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According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, and on Sunday an arrest was made in connection with the incidents.
San Diego police are trying to make contact with a robbery suspect inside a house in the 4300 block of Beta in the Mountain View area.
A son called police after discovering the bodies of his parents Sunday inside their home in Vista, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
The San Diego Gulls team-record-tying eight-game winning streak ended Monday with a 5-2 loss to the Ontario Reign at Ontario.
Cold weather, light rain, mountain snow and gusty winds are all in the cards for San Diego County beginning Monday, forecasters said.
Some public facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day and the Metropolitan Transit System will offer reduced service.
One person was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash Sunday in Scripps Ranch.