EUGENE, Ore. -- A couple who escaped a mobile home fire Tuesday morning had just replaced their smoke alarms two days earlier, Eugene Springfield Fire officials said.
Crews responded to a mobile home fire at Daneland Mobile Home Park on North Terry Street at about 6 a.m., the same mobile home park where 73-year-old Frederick Hayes, an Air Force veteran, died in a fire Dec. 29.
On Jan. 4 fire officials confirmed that the misuse of electronics caused the fire.
After the fire deadly fire, the fire marshal's office hosted a fire safety meeting to educate residents.
The couple who survived Tuesday morning's fire said when they checked their smoke alarms, they realized they were 19 years old and replaced them.