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Baltimore County launching initiative for fire safety

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Posted at 2:32 PM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 14:32:25-04

A new initiative funded by FEMA is aiming to save lives in Baltimore County. 

On Friday County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger announced a major fire and carbon monoxide initiative. The program will provide smoke and CO detectors as well as safety education to residents, with a focus on higher-risk neighborhoods. 

FEMA is providing $589,000 so fire station crews can canvass neighborhoods to offer fire safety education and free smoke/CO detectors.