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Firefighters in Oregon knock on doors for safety

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By Lisa Braxton

firefighters in Portland, Oregon, conduct home visits in a pilot program launched this week. According to the Portland Tribune, Portland Fire and Rescue crews will conduct home safety inspections for residents requesting them.

Firefighters will fan out in neighborhoods and post door hangers, inviting residents to call the bureau to make appointments for firefighters to return later to do an inspection. Safety tips will be discussed at that time.

In a second pilot program, crews will teach weekly safety, health, and fitness lessons in after-school programs.

Source:: NFPA – Safety Information

Michael S. Williams

Michael S. Williams

Williams a fondé l'Institut de formation des services d'incendie en 1995 pour trouver des solutions aux défis auxquels est confronté le service de pompiers volontaires. Il a été un membre actif de California State Association des pompiers (CSF) depuis 1994, ayant servi aux bénévoles et comités de relations publiques, et en tant que directeur adjoint de la division sud. Il est membre de plusieurs organisations locales, y compris le comté de Santa Barbara incendie Conseil Safe, les agents de formation trois comtés Association, Santa Barbara Chapter of CAER and is a founding member of the Santa Barbara PIO group Emergency Public Information Communicators (EPIC). He has been the author of many articles and a columnist for a local newspaper on public safety matters. He is also the co-host of Community Alert on KZSB AM-1290 in Santa Barbara. Williams has been a member of the California State Board of Fire Services since 2008. Prior to becoming involved in the volunteer fire service, Williams was a California police officer for 12 ½ years and a POST certified Field Training Officer. He is a licensed private investigator and security consultant specializing in self-insured, government and insurance defense assignments.


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