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Fire Hazard Related: Blaze victim was a 'recluse' 

Blaze victim was a 'recluse'
Officials working to identify man known only as 'Abu,' thought to live at burned-out shop
Apr 14, 2008 04:30 AM

Posted by Donna on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 @ 18:03:19 CDT (1096 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: Collection of Collyer Mansion conditions: firefighter blog 
Posted by Donna on Saturday, March 08, 2008 @ 10:25:17 CST (1039 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: Hoarding could take fatal turn, firefighters say 
Posted by Donna on Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 21:46:49 CST (1139 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: Queens fire in hoarder's home, firefighters injured 
Posted by Donna on Thursday, February 28, 2008 @ 18:07:31 CST (917 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: Fatal Fire in NE, 2 children & mother victims 

Mother tried to save her kids
By Russ Krebs/Tribune StaffTuesday, Feb 26, 2008

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Posted by Donna on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 @ 00:49:04 CST (1051 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: 1/7/08: Fire crew rescues woman 

Fire crew rescues woman, 7 pets
Cat perishes in cluttered, barred Visalia home

Chairs, a broken refrigerator and other items filled the woman's garage from top to bottom — and Battalion Chief Doyle Sewell said the scene wasn't much different inside the house. This, along with metal bars on the front door, made it more difficult for the woman to escape the smoke and flames. It also made it hard for firefighters to reach her, he said.

When she attempted to get out the front door, she slipped and fell in the hallway, where she was later found unconscious, Hughes said.

Hampton said the woman was a known recluse, and tended to hoard — evident by the stacks of things in her garage...

Posted by Donna on Monday, January 07, 2008 @ 15:13:37 CST (943 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: 1/3/08: Fire at Hoarder's home-White Plains, NY 
2 Die in Fire; Door Nailed Shut
Thursday, January 03, 2008

By JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press Writer


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The elderly couple's windows were barred, and their front door was nailed shut, apparently because the two feared for their safety. Inside, their home was filled with 5-foot-tall heaps of debris.

The clutter and makeshift security measures turned the home into a death trap Wednesday when a fast-moving fire killed them both, officials said.
Posted by Donna on Friday, January 04, 2008 @ 13:41:28 CST (1060 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: online video of fire at hoarder's home 11/16/07 
Posted by Donna on Saturday, November 17, 2007 @ 13:22:51 CST (1121 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: Newsday: Cedarhurst blaze kills couple 

Two Articles re:
Cedarhurst blaze kills couple
BY COLLIN NASH
collin.nash@ newsday.com

Newsday
May 12, 2007, 8:44 PM EDTe

"exorbitant amount of combustible material inside the house" was likely the source of the blast, Nassau County police Sgt. Anthony Repalone said.

Posted by Donna on Sunday, May 13, 2007 @ 04:45:24 CDT (1493 reads)
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Fire Hazard Related: Bill would offer loans to install fire sprinklers 

Bill would offer loans to install fire sprinklers

Small care homes are not required to have devices COPLEY NEWS SERVICE April 8, 2007

 

 

Posted by Donna on Tuesday, April 10, 2007 @ 22:24:24 CDT (1059 reads)
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