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Smoking materials cause fatal fire in Edmonton home

Apr 4, 2018

According to a CTV News report, police have confirmed that smoking materials were the cause of a house fire which killed one woman and two pets in Edmonton on March 29th.  Household fires caused by smoking are statistically more fatal than any other form of household fire.  Read the full news story here.

Another story covering the event in the Edmonton Journal further noted that improper disposal of smoking materials has caused more than $56 million in damages in Edmonton since 2010.

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