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Common Factors Relating to Fires
- Missing or disabled smoke detectors.
- Impaired judgment from alcohol consumption.
- Careless disposal of smoking materials.
- Upholstered furniture fires on decks and porches.
- Unattended cooking is the leading cause of residential fires.
- FIRE FATALITIES were attributed to disabled smoke alarms, lack of sprinklers, electrical issues, careless disposal of trash, alcohol consumption and impaired judgement.