The Washington Times-Herald

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October 8, 2013

EDITORIALS: Two views of the government shutdown; Chicago Fire anniversary

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Experts say properly installed smoke alarms are vital to reducing those injuries and deaths. But while 96 percent of U.S. households claim to have at least one smoke alarm, firefighters report not finding one in 60 percent of the homes that burn.

All of us should remember this week's grim anniversary by making sure our home has a working smoke alarm, and just as importantly, having a plan for what to do when they sounds.

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