Sky Lanterns Cause Concerns For Portville Fire Department After House Almost Catches Fire

(Photo Courtesy: Roseburg Fire Department) PORTERVILLE, Calif (KMKJ/FOX26) — A Sky Lantern was seen on fire floating above houses in Porterville dr...

November 29, 2022
10:10 PM

(Photo Courtesy: Roseburg Fire Department) PORTERVILLE, Calif (KMKJ/FOX26) — A Sky Lantern was seen on fire floating above houses in Porterville dropping flames on a home's roof Sunday night. Porterville Fire Department is now warning the public to not use these types of lanterns as they can be highly flammable and dangerous. On Sunday evening Porterville resident April Cleveland recorded a video on her cellphone of a Sky Lantern completely engulfed in flames dropping fire on the roof of a house.