First-Time Volunteer Prevents Fire Fatalities His First Day on the Job

By Colin Stevenson, Red Cross Volunteer The Valley Glen neighborhood was still quiet when I pulled into Fire Station 89, the Fire Training Center for the region. I volunteered to work the Home Fire Prevention Campaign, a campaign to prevent deaths in home fires by providing education and free smoke detectors to families in areas with high numbers of fire fatalities. Red Cross tents and ERVS (Emergency Response Vehicles) were scattered around....

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