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Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in Darien Hosts Fundraiser for Stamford Fire Safety Foundation

21 Jun

We were staying at a hotel, visiting Kristien’s family for Christmas.  Our everyday routine ensued when we woke up:  Kristien hits the shower and gets ready.  Dan plays Angry Birds and other video games on the iPad, Dan takes a quick shower, Dan gets ready, then Dan plays more video games while Kristien keeps getting ready.  But, Christmas of 2011 was nothing like an everyday experience.  We saw friend’s posts on Facebook about a horrible fire that had broken out, ripping the family apart and destroying the Badger’s house on Shippan Avenue in Stamford.  We felt helpless being so far away and we were heartbroken hearing more about this tragically fatal event as the day went on.

And, it’s with horrible accidents like this that the Stamford Fire Safety Foundation was created.  Their mission is to provide smoke and CO2 detectors to people in Stamford so that people have faster reaction times during emergencies.  Here are some startling facts and statistics from UL:

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