Preventing house fires

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Someone dies from a fire in the United States every two hours. Countless others suffer burns in the home. Many of these injuries and deaths can been prevented with a working smoke alarm or some simple home safety tips. With a little thought and preparation, you can protect yourself and the ones you love.

KPLR`S Doctor is in, Dr. Sonny Saggar and Captain David Scott, Medical Officer for the St. Louis Fire Department have some important safety tips.