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EPCC Fire Tech Program Provides Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors to Community

The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Fire Technology Program, through a grant from State Farm, will provide education on home safety and fire prevention that leads to healthier and safer communities. By curbside pickup, participants will receive carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, as well as information on how to appropriately respond to various emergencies which might be encountered in the home or workplace, raging from gas leaks to fire.

WHAT: Curbside distribution of carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, plus awareness information

WHERE / EPCC Northwest Campus Parking Lot

WHEN: 6701 S Desert Blvd.

Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 9:00a.m. to noon

EPCC Mission del Paso Campus Parking Lot

10700 Gateway Blvd. E

Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 9:00a.m. to noon

VISUALS: EPCC students, faculty, staff, and community in general

The EPCC Fire Technology Program is training first responders for emergencies in our community. The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science Option provides students with professional-level education to meet personnel needs in the fire science field. The Certificate satisfies the Texas Commission on Fire Protection’s requirements for Texas Basic Structure Fire Protection Certification. Students are also eligible for International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) seals.

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