U.S. daycare where 5 children died didn't have enough working smoke detectors

There weren't enough working smoke detectors at a Pennsylvania home daycare where a fire killed five children over the weekend, the fire chief for the city of Erie said Tuesday.

There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, Guy Santone told a news conference.

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