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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…WTXL Tallahassee: “FSU Students Learn About Fire Dangers in New Program”

9/30/2015

“FSU Students Learn About Fire Dangers in New Program”

WTXL Tallahassee
September 29, 2015
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Florida's Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Atwater, also doubles as the State's Fire Marshal and this week Atwater announced a new pilot program aimed at educating college students about the dangers of fire.
 
 
Project staff say they created the program because there was an evident need for this kind of education on college campuses.
 
Casia Sinco, the Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Fire Prevention for the Florida State Fire Marshall's Office explained that, "Most college-age students, the last time they had fire safety prevention was in elementary school. When you ask college age students, what do you do when your house catches on fire? They say stop, drop, and roll... because that's the last education that they had... and this is a way for us to get information out to a group of active college students."
 
Staff say they hope to eventually launch the program at every Greek organization in Florida.
    

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