A TRAGIC DEATH PROMPTS FIRE EDUCATION IN ONE HOUSTON NEIGHBORHOOD!

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Press Release: Houston Firefighters will walk the neighborhood of yesterday’s tragic fire with safety literature and talk with residents about the importance of working smoke detectors, home escape plans and fire prevention.

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WHEN: September 24, 2012 starting at 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Firefighters will canvass Saratogo Dr, Mayfield Oaks, Almington and Sardis Ln (Key Map 411V)

DETAILS: The Houston Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire in the 7600 block of Ashmole Lane at about 12:30 p.m. yesterday, September 23, 2012. Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes and found smoke coming from the one-story home. Burglar bars hampered firefighters efforts to enter the home. One adult male was found inside the home and did not survive. Approximately 30 firefighters responded to the incident which was tapped out just before 1 p.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation.