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  1. West Metro Launches Life-Saving App

    West Metro Fire Rescue has launched the PulsePoint CPR/AED smartphone application to help improve survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest in the fire district. The app alerts those trained in CPR to nearby emergencies.
    Read the press release.