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Monday, August 31
The Nation's news media is reporting the following residential fire (non-arson) fatalities:
- 2 dead – Occurred Monday, 8/31 – Conewago, PA (Harrisburg, PA): A 79-year-old man and a 76-year-old woman were killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Sunday, 8/30 – Parkersburg, WV: An 84-year-old man was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Saturday, 8/29 – Green Bay, WI: A 66-year-old woman was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Saturday, 8/29 – Toledo, OH: A 29-year-old woman was killed in a home fire. Officials believe unattended cooking may have caused the fire.
- 1 dead – Occurred Friday, 8/28 – Otsego, MI (Grand Rapids, MI): A 29-year-old man 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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