Tragic events underscore impacts of fires on communities

Wintertime means an increase in home fires and resulting injuries and deaths, and we are witness to many such incidents in the past few weeks. The recent death of a young mother and her four small children in a house fire in Des Plaines, Illinois is a grim reminder of how easy it is for small breeches in safety practices to have tragic consequences.
The fire happened mid-morning, in a once-single…

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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