smoke detectors

13 dead, including 7 children after row house fire in Philadelphia

The fire was brought under control after less than an hour.

A Philadelphia firefighter works at the scene of a deadly row house fire, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Officials say a large house fire in Philadelphia has killed 13 people, including seven children, and sent two people to hospitals. Officials said at a news conference hours after the early morning…

Victim Identified in Fatal Crookston House Fire

The body is identified as 40-year-old Immanuel LaRochelle

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Authorities say the smoke detectors didn’t work in a Crookston house that went up in flames, killing one person over the weekend. The body has been identified as 40-year-old Immanuel LaRochelle. Firefighters responded to the house at 214 4th Avenue North around 2:30 Sunday morning. Authorities say the fire appears to be accidental. The cause of the…

Volunteers Needed to Install Smoke Detectors in High-Risk Neighborhoods

The Red Cross is looking for 200 volunteers to install life-saving devices in homes across the F-M Metro

FARGO, ND — The Red Cross is asking for volunteers to help install smoke detectors in homes across the F–M area. The organization is looking for 200 volunteers to help local fire departments to install fire detectors in high–risk neighborhoods. The event is part of the Red Cross’ Sound the Alarm event on Saturday, October 7th. They say that having…