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Thursday, October 8
The Nation's news media is reporting the following residential fire (non-arson) fatalities:
- 1 dead – Occurred Thursday, 10/8 – Lee Township, MI (Grand Rapids, MI): A three-year-old boy was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Wednesday, 10/7 – Magnolia, TX (Houston, TX): A woman was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Tuesday, 10/6 – Madison Heights, MI (Detroit, MI): A 53-year-old man was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Tuesday, 10/6 – Everton, MO (Springfield, MO): A man was killed in a mobile home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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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