TITLE

Outstanding Outreach

AUTHOR(S)
Harrell, Peggy
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May2006, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Peggy Harrell, fire safety education coordinator for the Plano Fire Department, Texas. He discusses his reaction after recieving the Home Safety Council's Fire Safety Education Hero Award. He comments on the scope of the overall public-education effort. He also discusses the challenges yet to be met that he feels are most important.
ACCESSION #
20952131

 

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