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Each year communities across the State of Iowa lose valued members to fires in homes, garages and vehicles. Below is a glimpse at the tragedy that is fire related fatalities in Iowa.

While reviewing the list of deceased and the fires that claimed their lives, please take note that many of the homes in which these individuals died, did not have properly working smoke detectors.

2017 Fire Fatalities:

Name Age Location Fire Death Cause of Fire Cause of Death Occupancy Smoke Detector
Richard Thomson 72 Iowa City 01/08/17 01/08/17 Undetermined Smoke Inhalation of Products of Combustion Single Family Residence None Present
Gladys Beenblossom 74 Washington 01/20/17 01/20/17 Accidental Smoke Inhalation of Products of Combustion Single Family Residence Present, Working
Deloise Veith 88 Des Moines 01/29/17 01/29/17 Accidental Smoke Inhalation of Products of Combustion Single Family Residence Present, Working
Linda Gale Haley 68 Benton 02/10/17 02/10/17 Undetermined Smoke Inhalation of Products of Combustion Single Family Residence

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Robert Fey Haley 71 Benton 02/10/17 02/10/17 Undetermined Smoke Inhalation of Products of Combustion Single Family Residence Unknown

 
2017 Fire Fatalities: 5
| 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

 

 

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