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  1. West Metro Granted Accreditation

    The Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) has granted accreditation status to West Metro Fire Rescue. This is a continuation of our accredited status, as this is the second time we've gone through the process. More...
  2. Child Car Seat Checks

    West Metro Fire Rescue offers child car seat safety checks by appointment on Tuesday mornings in Wheat Ridge and on Friday mornings in south Lakewood. More information...
  3. CPR Community Resources

    Saving a life is as easy as knowing CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). More information...
  4. Help Us Save Lives: Download the PulsePoint App

    West Metro Fire Rescue has launched the PulsePoint smartphone app to help improve improve survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest. Read on...
  5. West Metro Focuses on Senior Safety with "Seal of Approval"

    West Metro Fire Rescue has launched a new community initiative, working with area nursing homes and assisted living facilities to create a safer environment for seniors. More information...
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  1. Fire Extinguisher Recall


         The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of nearly 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers.
         According to Kidde United Technologies, fire extinguishers with plastic handles and plastic push buttons can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during fire emergency.
         
    CPSC says Kidde is aware of one related death involving a car fire where the fire extinguisher failed.
              For more information, click here.

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