Fire Chief: Why are we not giving the fire death of a two year old in a new home the attention it deserves?

by FSTI | May 15, 2015 10:34 am

By Fred Durso, Jr. It took the Baldwinsville, New York, Fire Department only three minutes to arrive at the scene of a recent home fire. The fire had already intensified to the point that a veteran firefighter couldn’t make entry. He waited for the engine company’s arrival. Inside the home was two-year-old Nora Lamirande, who was napping in an upstairs bedroom while her mother and brother were outside enjoying the spring weather. The brother headed to a neighbor’s home as the mother followed, only to return to see the structure in flames. Something left on the stove was the apparent catalyst, per a report…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative[1]

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  1. NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firesprinklerinitiativeblog/~3/pdFCTnb9b0A/fire-chief-why-are-we-not-giving-the-fire-death-of-a-two-year-old-in-a-new-home-the-attention-it-deserves.html

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