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The WFSF's American Red Cross Smoke Alarm Campaign

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Stage 3: Alabama U.S.A.  |  August - Dec 2015

American Red Cross Smoke Alarm Campaign Putting Alabamians at Risk

The untold, ongoing story behind Alabama's residential fire death epidemic.

 

Follow the five steps below and see how Alabamians have been used by smoke alarm manufacturers to hand out their defective ionization smoke alarms under the guise/credibility of the Red Cross. Find out how the Red Cross are victims of and unwitting accomplices to the forty year ionization smoke alarm fraud.

1). 06 June 2014

Alabama Fire College Makes Powerful Statement on AL Fire Deaths

Posted: Jun 06, 2014 12:56 AM AEST

Updated: Jun 13, 2014 12:56 AM AEST

By Kelvin Reynolds

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Dozens of shoes outside the Alabama Fire College
show the horror that has unfolded in Alabama since January. Sixty-one pairs of
shoes represent sixty-one people killed in house fires this year.

 

State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk told a crowd gathered outside the college, "Today, we have 61 fire fatalities in the state of Alabama this year. Of the 61, I know that 54 of those were preventable."

 

The Alabama Fire Chief's Association kicked off the "Turn Your Attention to Fire Prevention" Campaign Wednesday in Tuscaloosa. AJ Martin, Chief of Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue says the time has come to do something about the high number of fire deaths. According to Martin, "Alabama is proud to be number one in a lot of things. We're not proud to be number one in that."

 

Paulk tells Fox6 News, the state averages more than seventy-five fatal deaths a year with a high of one hundred and twenty-two. The Association calls sixty-one fire deaths in the first half of 2014 unacceptable. They pledge to make fire prevention a year round effort.

 

"Specifically, one week in October has been fire prevention week or month. We focused a lot or our attention there. It's time for us to focus year-round on this common theme," Said Joey Darby, the President of the Alabama Fire Chief's Association.

 

9-year-old Callister Atchely, of Keener in Etowah County, is the most recent person killed in a house fire in Alabama. Though the cause of the Monday night fire that killed him and injured three others is unknown, experts say the vast majority of fatal fires this year are result of cooking, carelessness with candles and other open flames are trying heat homes in cold weather.

 

Overall, experts say folks should be more aware of fire safety and have a plan of action if there is a fire in their home. Paulk started the discussion by saying, "We are responsible for ourselves. We need to make proper decisions. We need to save lives."

 

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Internet Extract: www.myfoxal.com/story/25702356/alabama-fire-college-makes-powerful-statement-on-al-fire-deaths

The 61 pairs of shoes represent 2014's fire-related deaths. (Source: Kelvin Reynolds)

2). 14 June 2014 - 9:30am

Smoke Alarm Experts with Alabama State Fire Marshal
Discussing Alabama's 2014 Fire Death 'Epidemic'

Dean Dennis (left); Alabama State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk (2nd from left) with WFSF Chairman Adrian Butler (2nd from right) and David Isaac, Standards Australia Committee Member (far right)

3). 14 June 2014 - 6:30pm

14 June 2014 |  23 Minutes

Alabama Law Suit - Kidde

A law suit against one of the world's largest ionization smoke alarm manufacturers was set to go to trial in Montgomery, Alabama in April 2014. Three children had died in a home fitted with working Kidde ionization smoke alarms.

 

Kidde (UTC) Confidentiality Order

U.S. and Australian experts were scheduled to testify when the case was settled out of court with a Confidentiality Order. Kidde is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC).See the Open Letters sent to UTC about their ionization smoke alarms.

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4). 8 Jan 2015

Red Cross Installing Free Smoke Alarms

By Ellis Eskew

Story Created: Jan 8, 2015 at 10:30 PM CDT

 

 

As we all try to stay warm in these frigid temperatures, it's a good idea to make sure you have a working smoke alarm.

The American Red Cross is making it easy for you.

 

It's a sad situation that can happen all too fast.

A fire broke out here at a home on Raintree Drive in Montgomery Thursday morning.

It's something the American Red Cross sees all too often.

 

 "The number one disaster that we have nationwide are fires. And they happen everyday. Every 8 minutes there is a fire happening somewhere," said Grover Henry with the Red Cross.

 

While the couple in the Raintree Drive home got out safely, it's causing neighbors in the area to think more about their homes.

 

"Very scary, because as a matter of fact I was on my way to work and my son-in-law called me because he saw the fire trucks on the streets. And by that time my god-son was falling wondering if it was my house or not," said neighbor Betty Hutton.

 

That's why the Red Cross hit the streets Thursday afternoon with a fire preparedness campaign.

Volunteers from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture came along as part of their day of service.

 

"It helps the community, it helps our partnership with the Red Cross. It also helps us with team building," said Vickie Lane with the USDA.

 

They went door-to-door in area neighborhoods and along Raintree Drive where Betty Hutton received a smoke alarm.

But she was a little surprised when they came to her house.

 

"I said 'what do I do??' They said 'nothing' and I was like 'wow, are you serious?!' And they were like 'yeah,'" said Hutton.

 

The smoke alarm was installed for free.

 

"One smoke alarm can always save lives. We may not be able to save the home, but it's about saving lives," said Henry.

 

If you do not have a smoke alarm, the Red Cross will come to your house and install it for free. Call 260-3984.

 

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Internet Extract: www.alabamanews.net/home/top-stories/Red-Cross-Installing-Free-Smoke-Alarms-288004761.html

Note: emphasis and link showing proximity of Raintree Drive to Beasley Allen Law Firm has been added

5). 20 August 2015

WFSF Foundation Chairman returns to Alabama to meet with fire victims and citizens who have been provided with ionization smoke alarms.

WFSF's U.S. Smoke Alarm Campaign - 2015

"Why Haven't We Been Told?"
WFSF Montgomery Alabama Meetings: August 2015

Adrian Butler is the chairman and co-founder of the WFSF.

He is a former full-time fire fighter and an honorary member of the North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association.  He has been working with Cincinnati's world smoke alarm expert and Father's For Fire Safety Co-Founder, Dean Dennis since 2007 educating U.S. fire fighters and officials about smoke alarm technology.

The WFSF was  instrumental in photoelectric-specific legislation in the U.S. and Australia (see Beasley Allen 'The Law & You' radio interview above).  His talks in Montgomery in August 2015 will explain how and why since the mid 60's the truth about ionization smoke alarms continues to be kept from the public and most fire fighters.

Details of meeting will be posted on this page.

If you have any questions contact him directly:
E: ab@TheWFSF.org

Cell:  Australia - until 20 June 2015  +61 409 782 166   |   U.S.A. - after 20 June 2015  To Be Advised

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Thank you for helping with our campaign.  On 20 August 2015 I will be in Alabama for several days revealing how the lives of Alabamian's are at risk.  If  you have been provided with an ionization smoke alarm by any Alabama fire department, fire fighter, fire official or the Red Cross, or you or a family member was a victim of a residential house fire, please subscribe to our newsletter for more information.

 

 

 

 

Thank you.

 

Adrian Butler

Chairman, Co-Founder, Former Fire Fighter

The World Fire Safety Foundation (WFSF)

Honorary Member, North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association

196 Yeates Road, Beerwah, Queensland, Australia

Note: The World Fire Safety Foundation does not sell any products or services.

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