Vermont State Police are crediting two fire safety officials with saving the lives of three children and an adult who safely escaped a fire in a Brighton home days after the officials required that smoke detectors be installed in the building.
The Caledonian Record reports the fire broke-out early Sunday and destroyed the home.
Children aged 1, 5, and 6 and an adult all escaped unharmed.
Vermont State Police Sgt. Larry Smith says a report by Brighton Assistant Fire Chief Walt Driscoll required the installation after hearing the home didn’t have them and that electrical problems were being reported. A follow-up inspection by Division of Fire Safety investigator Tim Angell ensured the installation took place.
The home was destroyed. The fire was blamed on electrical problems.
Information from: The Caledonian-Record
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