A 61 year-old Chicago woman died from burn injuries sustained in a Chicago apartment fire this morning. There were no working smoke detectors in the home.
Unfortunately, the tragic truth is that many fire-related deaths could have been prevented with working smoke detectors. In November 2007, attorneys at Levin & Perconti settled an apartment fire lawsuit that stemmed from a fire that claimed the lives of six Chicago children. That apartment also lacked a working smoke detector.
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