[Sca-cooks] Child safing
kmadsen12000 at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 16 14:00:23 PDT 2008
It's not all that historic.
My Great-grandmother died when her hair caught fire on the cook stove. It wasn't the fire, smoke, or carbon monoxide that caused her demise - it was the extent of the burns.
--- On Fri, 8/15/08, sca-cooks-request at lists.ansteorra.org
> On a marginally related note, I remember always being
> mystified by the
> claims that such-and-such-a-child or woman in some
> historical setting
> died after "falling into the fire". But add
> things like corsets on the
> victims and thermal updrafts in a large fireplace, not to
> smoke and carbon monoxide, and it starts to seem like a
> more viable
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