Fire preparedness campaign

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National Fire Prevention Week is officially underway.  Members of the American Red Cross gathered at the state capitol Monday morning to begin promoting their home fire preparedness campaign.  The goal of the new campaign is to reduce the number of fire related deaths by 25% over the next five years.  Local legislators were also on hand to assemble fire preparedness kits.  Those kits will be distributed to communities in the state which see a high number of deadly fires.