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Smokers cause a third of all deaths in accidental fires

East Sussex Fire and Rescue say one person dies every five days in a fire caused by cigarettes or smoking materials.

Smokers warned not to light up when tired or after drinking

Smoking is the single biggest killer in accidental fires in the home Credit: Meridian Tonight

More than a third of all deaths in accidental fires at home are caused by smoking, according to East Sussex Fire and Rescue. The service say one person dies every five days in a fire caused by cigarettes or smoking materials.

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