May 17, 2014 8:27 PM

At Kansas Speedway, area fire chiefs launch a lifesaving initiative

The Heart of America Metro Fire Chiefs, which represents 72 area fire departments, has partnered with regional hospitals and ambulance services in Missouri and Kansas to teach basic CPR techniques to as many people as possible. They also plan to place many more automatic external defibrillators in public places and offer training on their use. It’s all part of a program called HeartSafe Community.

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