TITLE

Cooking Causes 73% of Dorm Fires

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Oct2004, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides statistics on the causes of dormitory and fraternity/sorority house fires based on recent records of the U.S. Fire Administration. Change in the trend of incendiary or suspicious fires; Prevalence of cooking fire; Integration of smoke alarm systems that trigger response by the fire department.
ACCESSION #
14966772

 

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