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Title: Fire Prevention Week
When: 10/11/2012
Description: If you woke up to a fire in

your home, how much time

would you have to get to

safety? Chances are, the

answer is less than you think.

During Fire Prevention Week,

the Virginia Department of

Fire Programs is urging

residents to have two ways

out. Visit FirePreventionWeek

dot org for safety tips and

more information.
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