For over 20 years, Comeau has been the leading advocate in the nation for campus fire safety.
By 2017 the estimate of fire deaths 19% higher than it was in 2012 but comparable to the estimate in 2007.
Flames started in the second-floor trash chute.
Johnson sits on the State Board of Housing Community Development. He said there was a proposal in 2019 to install fire sprinklers in residential town homes, but it was shot down.
Smoke alarms alerted other residents to the fire in the Southeast home.
After a massive five-alarm fire in Fairfax County, questions are raised about construction project safety and economy.
Burglar bars could be seen in the windows or, in some cases, on the lawn. It was not immediately known if they had hindered escapes from the fire.
First arriving firefighters faced fire on both floors of a Mid-City hotel.
A testament to the value of residential fire sprinklers from a former fire protection engineer and retired New York City Fire Chief.
Foreign exchange student from France was one of 11 people treated after a high-rise fire last week in Los Angeles.