Letter: Thanks to Bristol firefighters and police department

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Dear Editor:

We would like to thank the Bristol Fire Department and the police officer who responded to the fire at our house early in the morning of Sept. 13. Although we were very lucky in that it was both small and contained things could easily have been much worse. We appreciate your professionalism and service. Never more than when standing outside with a toddler and two dogs at 2:30 a.m. and a basement full of smoke. I would also like to make people aware of the dehumidifier recall, details can be found at this site http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Gree-Recalls-12-Brands-of-Dehumidifiers/. Everyone should check to make sure they don't have a device on that list.

Thank you again.

 

The Houde family

Bristol

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