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Shaw University holds campus fire safety demonstration

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

Shaw University showed incoming students to importance of dorm room safety with a fire demonstration.

Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin with the Raleigh Fire Department displayed how quickly a fire can spread in a fully furnished dorm room.

Since January 2000, 162 people have died in campus-related fires across the country.

Tuesday's event aims to raise awareness about the importance of campus fire safety so that tragedies can be avoided.

 

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