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SERVPRO of Madison-Goodlettsville and the American Red Cross is partnering for a Fire Preparedness Campaign

9/24/2015 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Madison-Goodlettsville and the American Red Cross is partnering for a Fire Preparedness Campaign. A nationwide effort by the Red Cross and partners, in collaboration with local fire departments and aligned with existing preparedness initiatives, to convene community coalitions and mobilize resources to save lives and reduce injuries from home fires.

Did you know… 

  • Every 40 minutes, a fire injury is reported
  • Home fires cause, on average, 2,500 deaths and roughly $7 billion in property damages every year
  • 7 times a day, someone dies in a home fire
  • Source: National Fire Protection Association 2013

    Target Neighborhoods include …

    •       Gallatin Pike south of Madison (67 Apartments, 355 other residential buildings)

    •       Edgehill Rose Park between 8th and 12th

    •       South Nashville Napier Area

    •       Springfield, TN

    •       Portland, TN

    Local Partners include …

    •       SERVPRO of Madison-Goodlettsville 

    •       Allstate

    •       Messer Construction

    •       Nashville/Franklin Elks Lodge

    •       Cornerstone Church

    •       The Upper Room

    •       Belmont University SERT

    SERVPRO of Madison-Goodlettsville and individuals across the country are teaming up with the Red Cross to mobilize resources and volunteers to help improve home fire preparedness in their communities. Campaigns are being developed in collaboration with local fire departments and aligned with existing preparedness initiatives, and will focus especially on increasing preparedness in at-risk neighborhoods.

    How can we work together? 

  • Take steps in your own home and neighborhood to prevent fires and increase preparedness
  • Join your Community Home Fire Preparedness Coalition 
  • Participate in community home fire preparedness activities 
  • Donate to support home fire preparedness
  • Help support, promote or implement community efforts to increase working smoke alarms in at-risk neighborhoods 
  • Join your Community Home Fire Preparedness Coalition 
  • To find out how you can participate, contact Stephanie HemmingerSERVPRO of Madison-Goodlettsville at 615-868-5324.