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MCFRS News Release

For Immediate Release:
April 26, 2012

Release ID: 12-014
Contact: Scott Graham, Public Information Office
(240) 876-1260 Phone
(240) 777-2442 Media Line
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Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service is Teaming Up with Rebuilding Together to Help Those in Need

Saturday, April 28, 2012
2:00 p.m.
19646 Wootton Avenue, Poolesville, Maryland

Rockville - - - Montgomery County Fire Chief Richard Bowers and firefighters will be joining volunteers working with Rebuilding Together, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization that rehabilitates and repairs homes for low income, elderly and disabled residents. Over 700 volunteers will be assisting to repair the homes of 25 low-income homeowners in Montgomery County. Firefighters will be assisting with the installation of 10-year smoke alarms and ensuring that each of the homes has a fire escape plan and that homeowners are aware of the importance of carbon monoxide detectors and other important safety features for the home.   

“This is a true community effort and the fire department is privileged to team up and work alongside the volunteer groups and sponsors who support this great effort,” said Fire Chief Richard Bowers.

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC) is a non-profit, non-sectarian, volunteer organization dedicated to helping low-income homeowners through home renovation and home repair. For more information about the organization, visit (Outside Link). To contact the on-location MCFRS supervisor, call Matt Kelleher at 240-876-0559.





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