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06/13/2014

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Great news! Homes are safer than expected...

The NFSA August 2013 report on firefighter fatalities reports in a paragraph below from page 16.

Keep in mind this is a NATIONAL REPORT about 67 pages long. This was found on page 16.

Caught or Trapped:
One firefighter was killed in 2012 when he became caught or trapped inside of a 2 1/2-story wood frame residential structure when fire conditions changed rapidly, and the fire overcame his position.
While recognizing the tragedy of even a single occurrence, this is the lowest number for this particular cause of firefighter deaths in a single year on record.

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