NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 2012
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(New York: Jeff Rossen) NBC investigation finding that many ionization smoke detectors don’t always work in smoldering, smoky fires featured; 911 call from Amanda Deputy, whose children died from smoke inhalation, played; details given about the improved photoelectric detectors that give better warning. [DEPUTY – says the smoke detectors never went off.] [Texas A&M University Don RUSSELL- says the assumption the detector will work is wrong; notes ionization detectors cost less money to make.] [Houston firefighter Brian LIEN- says with a photoelectric his family would have time to get out.] [Consumer Product Safety Commission Arthur LEE- says both technologies are working.]
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