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Oct
08

This Week Is Fire Prevention Week

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This week, National Fire Prevention Week, is a good time for families to sit down and plan at least two ways to safely escape a burning structure.  State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman said that this year’s theme is “Have 2 Ways Out”…

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  Merriman said that they are stressing four main points for families…  

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Merriman added that this is also a time to recognize the firefighters in our state…

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Statistics from the National Fire Protection Association say that in 2010, firefighters in the United States responded to nearly 370,000 home structure fires. Those fires caused 13,350 civilian injuries and 2,640 civilian deaths, as well as $6.9 billion in direct damage.
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