House Fires caused by Fire Pits

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House Fires caused by Fire Pits

Postby Wilberforce » Sat May 25, 2013 10:05 pm

This new section will be exclusively about House Fires caused by Fire Pits.
There are so many of these cases, the topic deserves a separate section.
If your town is considering legalizing backyard fire pits, they should carefully study this news feed.
• The Surgeon General has determined that there is no safe level of exposure to ambient smoke!

• If you smell even a subtle odor of smoke, you are being exposed to poisonous and carcinogenic chemical compounds!

• Even a brief exposure to smoke raises blood pressure, (no matter what your state of health) and can cause blood clotting, stroke, or heart attack in vulnerable people. Even children experience elevated blood pressure when exposed to smoke!

• Since smoke drastically weakens the lungs' immune system, avoiding smoke is one of the best ways to prevent colds, flu, bronchitis, or risk of an even more serious respiratory illness, such as pneumonia or tuberculosis! Does your child have the flu? Chances are they have been exposed to ambient smoke!
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