HA chair urges smokers outside after burns death

Birmingham health authority chair Bryan Stoten has highlighted the death of a 53-year-old Solihull woman in a plea to smokers not to smoke at home, and particularly not in bed. She died after suffering 40 per cent burns in a fire that started after she fell asleep while smoking.

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