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First Nations fire safety a national issue

Jan. 28, 2014, Pelican Narrows, Sask. - People living on a First Nations reserve in Canada are 10 times more likely to die in a house fire than people in the rest of Canada, according to a 2010 federal study on fire safety on reserves, a sombre figure highlighted by the deaths of two young boys in a northern Saskatchewan fire last week. CBC News reports.

January 28, 2014
By CBC News

Jan. 28, 2014, Pelican Narrows, Sask. – People living on a First Nations reserve in Canada are 10 times more
likely to die in a house fire than people in the rest of Canada,
according to a 2010 federal study on fire safety on reserves, a sombre
figure highlighted by the deaths of two young boys in a northern
Saskatchewan fire last week. CBC News reports. | READ MORE