Deadly Fires Increasing In Missouri

(Farmington) The American Red Cross says it has been responding to an increasing number of deadly fires in Missouri.

Since last July, the organization has assisted with 20 fatal fires, 15 have been between November and January.

Ten of the fires included children and people over the age of 60.

The Red Cross is warning Missourians to ensure smoke alarms are working properly and to use caution with space heaters.