Smoke alarms are by far the most effective way to get your family out safely when there’s a fire. Still, statistics show one out of every four people who die in a house fire have a working smoke alarm in the home at the time. We went to one of the leading experts in Minnesota, Jamie Novak, to put alarms to the test.
At a vacant house in Center City, firefighters hustle about to place mannequins and tiny cameras. What they’re setting up has all the realism of a Hollywood set.
Roger Wolfgram is lucky to have survived a propane explosion in September 2011 at his Wisconsin cabin.