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Investigating Smoke Alarm Effectiveness in Fatal Fires

by Joseph M. Fleming & Vytenis (Vyto)Babrauskas

Fire Engineering Magazine  |  July 2015

When the issue of smoke alarms and fire investigation
 comes up we are reminded of Mark Twain's wisdom,


"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.

It's what you know for sure but it just ain't so."

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  of the people who are evil,

  but because of the people

  who do nothing about it."

Albert Einstein

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