Stories tagged with: Holiday fires

December 18, 2011 - 8:28pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

Christmas trees, candles and homemade meals are holiday traditions for many families, but they can be dangerous too.

Washington Township Fire Chief Gene Hanning said fires have already claimed 103 lives this year in Ohio. He said smoke detectors can be the difference between life and death.

"It's naturally the first alert," said Hanning.  "There's times when you just can't wake up quick enough, and once you do wake up, the fire and the smoke have...

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