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FFD preaches safety during Fire Prevention Week


One might not think of rabbits when they think of fires, but "Be Rabbit Ready" is the theme for the 2012 Fire Prevention Week, all the same.

Farmington fire marshal John Powers says the theme makes a certain amount of sense.

"Rabbits always have two ways out of every situation they're in. They're ready to escape. They're just very well aware of their surroundings," Powers said. "The theme encourages that same kind of mentality."

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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