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Lack of detectors = tragic Christmas fire lesson

December 29, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

The early morning Christmas Day house fire in Connecticut that took the lives of three little girls and their grandparents is an event sad beyond all words. And adding to the sadness is a report that the century-old Victorian mansion's smoke detectors weren't working as the blaze—which officials say was caused by fireplace embers that were improperly disposed of—raced through the wood structure as everyone was sleeping around 3 a.m. I can't help imagining a totally different outcome if...

Christmas, fire, Madonna Badger. Connecticut, smoke detectors, Stamford

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