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Tuesday, November 24
The Nation's news media is reporting the following residential fire (non-arson) fatalities:
- 2 dead – Occurred Monday, 11/23 – Bloomingdale, IL (Chicago, IL) – A man and woman were killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Tuesday, 11/24 – Cleveland, OH – A woman was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Monday, 11/23 – Memphis, TN – An elderly man was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Monday, 11/23 - Lee Township, MI (Grand Rapids, MI) – A four-year-old boy was killed in a mobile home fire. The fire was started by a burning candle.
- 1 dead – Occurred Monday, 11/23 – Brazos, TX (Dallas - Fort Worth, TX) – A person was killed in a mobile home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Sunday, 11/22 – Machesney Park, IL (Rockford, IL) – A 45-year-old woman was killed in a home fire. An electrical malfunction caused the fire.
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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