Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word in connection with recent fires and what can initiate a fire to begin with so you know what NOT to do in your home. Electrical wiring catching fire can be an initiator, especially if the wiring is older, most times located in the attic. Also, improper use of electrical heaters in the home can cause fire if combustible items are nearby. Location of smoke detectors is crucial so you know for sure that you are protected in case of fire in your home. Take proper precautions to prevent fires in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as homeowner for fire prevention! Special Thanks to Fresnobee.com, to Carmen George, and to Ryan Michaels and the Fresno County Fire Fighters for the article, Electrical Related Fires Damage Three Fresno County Homes.