Rapid Fire

NBC4 Video: Rapid Fire: What’s on the Side of Your Home?

What’s on the side of your house can have a huge impact on how quickly a fire can spread.

[Steve] Kerber (director of the Firefighter Safety Research Institute at Underwriters Laboratories) said brick and stone don’t catch fire. “You could put a fire on brick or stone all day long and you’re not going to burn a house down through brick,” he explained.