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Tucson Fire now equipped to save family pets

Pet resuscitation kits (Source: Tucson Fire Department) Pet resuscitation kits (Source: Tucson Fire Department)
(Source: Tucson Fire Department) (Source: Tucson Fire Department)
(Source: Tucson Fire Department) (Source: Tucson Fire Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucson Fire Department emergency crews are now equipped to help family pets. 

Thanks to a donation from Save A Life Foundation, on behalf of Air For Paws, 22 Animal Resuscitation kits will be placed in TFD EC trucks, according to Tucson Fire officials. EC trucks respond to all working fires. 

This newest donation will bring the TFD total to 26 kits, four masks were donated by Bruce Phillips in October 2014.  TFD will now be able to treat more than one pet at a time. 

Tucson Fire is not the only department to receive the pet masks from Save A Life, South Tucson Fire Department and Avra Valley Fire Department also have kits on board their vehicles. 

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