TITLE

Battling the quiet crisis

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Home Safety Council president Meri-K Appy. Background of Appy in fire safety; Interaction of the council with the fire service; Development of the council's relationship with fire and emergency service providers.
ACCESSION #
11488367

 

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