A deadly fire broke out at a home on Weiss Street in Buffalo's Kaisertown neighborhood. The fire happened early on Monday, February 14, 2022, around 1:40 am. A mother and daughter died in the fire. Authorities say the mom was in her early 30s. The daughter's age was not provided. The fire also injured four Buffalo firefighters. They were taken to Erie County Medical Center. Fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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Fire Prevention and Safety Tips

- Make sure your home has smoke detectors on each floor and in the bedrooms and sleeping areas
- Test your smoke detectors regularly and check the batteries. The Red Cross recommends monthly.
- Create a fire escape plan. Practice it with your family twice a year.
- Have fire extinguishers and a fire escape ladder for each bedroom, if they are on a second floor
- If a fire happens, get out and stay out.

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