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Now on PIX11 TV: This lumber is being used in homes everywhere, but it carries a serious fire risk. What you need to know.

Posted at 10:00 PM, Feb 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-07 22:00:20-05

Why did this Maplewood, New Jersey housing complex go up in flames?

Contractors are being investigated for using questionable building materials.

Though sturdier and more cost-effective, this manufactured lumber may be more flammable than you think.

Tonight, we explore the other places this controversial product is being used and what it could mean for you.