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Smoke inhalation

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Hot appliances and lights can start as a minor burn threat.  Dr. David Boyd is warning about a more serious threat of fire - smoke inhalation.

Smoke inhalation is the primary cause of death in victims of indoor fires.

It can cause serious respiratory complications.

Make sure that your fireplace works properly and that you have a fire and carbon monoxide alarm in your home.

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