11-year-old dies in house fire

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An 11-year-old child has died and three members of the same family are suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in their home in Els Hostalets de Pierola Barcelona in the early hours of this morning. The fire service...

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  • Emma posted:

    on 23rd September 2010, 16:19:13 - Reply

    Why are home smoke alarms so uncommon in Spain? They are not expensive and easy to install. We seem to be the only family with them and brought them over from the UK. Perhaps a television campaign is needed just as with awareness of the dangers of unventilated gas heaters in the winter. They may not always save lives but they should be an essential in every household