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Fire officials say Christmas tree lights sparked fatal fire in Utah

By nfpa@jiveon.com A Utah couple has died after faulty Christmas tree lights sparked a fire at their home just north of Salt Lake City. Investigators believe the husband and wife used a fire extinguisher to try to put out the flames but were overcome by smoke. South Davis

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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