Eubanks, Karen
September 2004
Fire Chief;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p42
Trade Publication
Describes an initiative launched by the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in Oregon to improve fire safety among low-income Spanish-speaking apartment dwellers. Barriers to maintaining working smoke alarms; Strategies for targeting and educating at-risk populations; Funding of the project.


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