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    Rural fire awareness campaign launches website

    August 19, 2010

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    The International Code Council and National Volunteer Fire Council this week announced the release of a new website for "Sound the Alarm" -- a community outreach program focused on reducing fire hazards in rural areas.

    Through "Sound the Alarm," local fire departments and volunteers conduct home inspections and install smoke detectors in residential buildings. The program currently is being piloted in rural parts of Alabama, Pennsylvania and Tennessee -- all of which have high fire-death rates.

    The website includes educational materials and tools, such as fire safety checklists and smoke alarm data sheets.

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