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Tuesday, September 29
The Nation's news media is reporting the following residential fire (non-arson) fatalities:
- 3 dead – Occurred Monday, 9/28 – Huguenot, NY (New York, NY): Two sisters, ages 10 and 12 and their 12-year-old friend were killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 2 dead – Occurred Tuesday, 9/29 – Philadelphia, PA: A 68-year-old woman and her 73-year-old brother were killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The home had no working smoke alarms.
- 1 dead – Occurred Monday, 9/28 – Newark, OH (Columbus, OH): A person was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Monday, 9/28 – Delta, UT (Salt Lake City, UT): A person was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Monday, 9/28 – Vienna, NY (Utica, NY): A person was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
To find out more about any of the reported incidents, please contact news media in the vicinity where the fatal fire occurred. USFA does not have any additional information other than what is listed here.
The United States Fire Administration recommends everyone should have a comprehensive fire protection plan that includes smoke alarms, residential sprinklers, and practicing a home fire escape plan.
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