In the Greater Chicago Region of the American Red Cross we have been running a fire preparedness and mitigation program called Team Firestopper (TFS) for almost 15 years. TFS was developed to specifically target the communities most impacted by home fires within our 13 county region in Northeastern Illinois and
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