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Battery Up

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 5:53 am

Area firefighters and the Red Cross are urging the importance of fire prevention with their Battery Up program. Red Cross Emergency Services Director Tina Coleman says with October being National Fire Prevention Month, firefighters will be offering to change smoke detector batteries and identify possible fire hazards in area homes. The program will take place in Washington October 21, Lone Tree on October 24, and in Wellman on November 14. Call 319-393-3500 to sign up.