Beyond Stop, Drop and Roll

Poblete, Lani S.
September 2003
Fire Chief;Sep2003, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p66
Trade Publication
Reports that fires remain a leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths among children in the U.S. Programs launched by Safe Kids to fire-related injuries and deaths among children; Need for fire fighters to participate in the program. INSETS: In Albuquerque, N.M.;In Columbia, Mo.;In Tucson, Ariz.;Why fire departments should join


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