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'Precious Cargo' Campaign To Reduce Heatstroke Deaths – Brevard NC


Last updated 8/12/2015 at 1:49pm

These placards to be hung on rearview mirrors should remind individuals not to leave their children or pets in vehicles alone.

A simple piece of paper might help reduce heatstroke deaths: that's the hope of some groups here in Transylvania County.

Back in June, Chris Biecker, director of Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and chairman of the Transylvania County Board of Health, and his wife Suzy created tags warning "Precious Cargo: Don't Forget Me!" with an image of a baby on one side and a pet's paw print on the other that are designed to hang from the rearview mirror of vehicles to increase driver awareness of the dangers of hot cars. Printing was provided by CopyWorks of Brevard.

Then Biecker got the Transylvania...

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