Keep your home safe, fire free

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) published a study in March 2017 that details an annual average of 45,210 home structure fires that involve electrical failure or malfunction. The fires resulted in 420 deaths, 1,370 injuries and $1.4 billion in property damage each year.

Kyle Hunsberger, Habitat For Humanity Saint Louis Director of Construction and Dave Roth, with the Electrical Connection Ibew/Neca, joined us with tips for keeping your home safe.

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