Fire chief urges residents to mark addresses visibly for first responders

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In an emergency,
seconds matter. A mere sixty seconds
can mean the difference between
full recovery, and a lifetime of disability,
or even death.
One local fire chief has made a plea
to residents in an effort to better help
those in his community.
Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Chief Ron Brantley recently came
across a situation that could prove to be
life threatening in the case of an emergency.
Brantley noticed that many houses
only had address numbers facing one
direction, or worse yet, had no identifying
numbers at all.

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