Man died in a house fire in Springfield, house had no working smoke detectors
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Firefighters often use daylight saving time to remind people to check their smoke alarms. Every home should have working detectors with batteries in good condition. Every rental property should guarantee this, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 40 percent of U.S. residential fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms, while 23 percent occurred in homes without working smoke alarms. This...

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