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Milwaukee firefighters hand out smoke alarms and batteries in neighborhood where young girl died

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Vanessa Lee's body was found close to where a fire started in her family's kitchen, and their downstairs apartment did not have batteries for its smoke alarms.

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Vanessa's 8-year-old nephew Timothy Lee and her mother, Gail Johnson, were both treated at hospitals for smoke inhalation.

All three were found in a bedroom next to the kitchen and the children's aunt said a working smoke alarm could have saved Vanessa's life.

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