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Chandler Fire awarded $34K for child car-seat inspections, training

Nov 7, 2019, 10:58 AM
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PHOENIX — The Chandler Fire Department has been awarded more than $34,000 to continue its child car-seat safety program.

The money from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will allow the program, which began in 2002, to continue through Sept. 30, 2020.

The funds will be used to give caregivers one-on-one instruction on how to choose car seats and properly install them.

Appointments for the inspections, which are available most Saturdays at Chandler Police headquarters and the Chandler Regional Medical Center, can be made online.

The money will also provide 170 car seats to families who can’t afford them.

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Chandler Fire awarded $34K for child car-seat inspections, training