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Monday, November 30
The Nation's news media is reporting the following residential fire (non-arson) fatalities:
- 2 dead – Occurred Saturday, 11/28 – Jacksonville, FL: A 71-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl were killed in a home fire. The fire is believed to be caused by a space heater.
- 1 dead – Occurred Sunday, 11/29 – Kansas City, KS: A 53-year-old man was killed in an apartment fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Sunday, 11/29 – Knoxville, TN: An elderly woman was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Sunday, 11/29 – Phoenix, AZ: A four-year-old girl was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The home had no working smoke alarms.
- 1 dead – Occurred Saturday, 11/28 – Lamar County, MS (Hattiesburg – Laurel, MS): A man was killed in a home fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
- 1 dead – Occurred Saturday, 11/28 – Lebanon Township, NJ (New York, NY): A 59-year-old man was killed due to injuries sustained in a home fire that occurred on Thursday, 11/26. 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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