Fire In Russian Nursing Home Claims The Lives Of 23 Residents

A fire in a Russian nursing homes claimed the lives of 23 of its residents.  Nursing homes in the United States are required to install automatic sprinkler systems over the course of the next five years per orders from the Centers For Medicare.  Further, nursing homes must have an operable, battery powered smoke alarm in each room.  Hopefully, these fire prevention tools will help ensure the safety of nursing home residents.

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Ohio Nursing Home Fire Sparks Interest In Resident Safety

Resident Who Smoked & Used Oxygen Is Suspected Of Starting Fire In Assisted Living Facility

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