Fire starts in home with no working smoke alarms, family dog credited with coming to the rescue

By nfpa@jiveon.com The Boulder County Sheriff’s office in Colorado is crediting “Sam,” a 14-year-old dachshund, with saving a family from what could have been a tragedy. Problems started for the family on a recent evening when the power shut off in

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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