Albany Fire Chief James Carswell said "There are a lot of factors, especially with real young children and also the elderly. They are more susceptible to the irritants in the lungs and those."
More fire deaths are caused by smoke inhalation than burns.
Firefighters say synthetic materials in today's homes release more toxic gases.
That's why you should get out of a burning home immediately.
Investigators suspect Tuesday's fire was started by a child playing with matches.
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