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Firefighters to offer CPR instruction in five languages during Saturday open house

Published: Monday, May. 12, 2014 - 8:02 pm

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District will offer CPR instruction in five different languages during an open house Saturday in Citrus Heights.

The open house is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Station 21, 7641 Greenback Lane. Information will be available on water safety, smoke alarms and fire extinguishers. Live firefighter rescue skills demonstrations will be presented at 11:30 a.m.

Visitors also will have an opportunity to participate in five- to 10-minute “sidewalk CPR” sessions. The instruction in hands-only CPR will be offered by firefighters in English, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Spanish.

The event is offered free-of charge. For more information, see the district’s website .

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