Fair aims to prevent home fires in Oildale

OILDALE, Calif. - The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas & Electric Company partnered up to present Team Firestopper, a fire prevention and mitigation program that helps reduce the risk of fire in vulnerable communities.

Team Firestopper hosted a free Fire Safety Fair providing Oildale residents with thousands of dollars worth of free fire safety equipment.

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Participants got smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers, surge protectors, and disaster preparedness kits. 

On October 12th, Team Firestopper launched in Oildale and canvassed nearly 2,000 homes providing lifesaving fire safety education.

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