Lisa Braxton

Fire department shares tips for reaching residents with smoke alarms

Blog Post created by Lisa Braxton Employee on Aug 11, 2014

 

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You can read more about steps the Seattle Fire Department takes to ensure effective canvassing in Planning and Implementing a Successful Smoke Alarm Installation Program. In addition, NFPA’s smoke alarm page includes safety tip sheets, statistics, videos, and other information about smoke alarms.


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