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Preventing youth fire setting

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• Fires started by children playing accounted for an average of 56,300 fires, with associated losses of 110 civilian deaths, 880 civilian injuries and $286 million in direct property damage per year between 2005 and 2009.

• Younger children are more likely to set fires in homes, while older children and teenagers are more likely to set fires outside.

• Lighters were the source in half of child-playing with fire in homes.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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