Operation Save a Life holds event in New Haven on fire prevention

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — All through the week, News 8 is continuing its annual tradition of raising awareness about fire prevention through the Operation Save a Life campaign.

On Thursday, more than 100 fire departments from around the state traveled to the New Haven Regional Fire Training Academy to pick up donated smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

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The donations will be sorted and distributed to local communities to help keep people safe in the event of an emergency.

News 8’s Jocelyn Maminta was at the event and spoke to Kidde Marketing & Communications Manager Sharon Cooksey and Director of Trauma Services & Emergency Management at Connecticut Burn Center Paul Possenti to learn more.

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