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Residential elevators used to be a sign of money, but today many everyday families have them as homes tend to be on smaller lots and go up and not out.

With an aging population, sometimes stairs can be tough to manage, but the convenience can come at a terrible cost to children.

A special FOX 5 I-Team Investigation finds that in-home elevators simply aren't equipped with some very basic safety measures.

Click video above for full report from FOX 5 I-Team's Dana Fowle

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