Carol-Singing Groups Deemed Fire Hazard
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A shopping center in Great Britain has taken a step against a fire hazard. The hazard is a bunch of girls' groups: Brownies, Rainbows and Guides. And for 20 years, they sang Christmas carols for pensioners and the disabled. Not anymore. The nearly 100 kids were not invited back to the mall this year because of fear they will block fire-escape routes. One worker at the mall said there were a lot of Brownies last year, and they caused absolute chaos. It's Morning Edition.
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