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ADT Awards Firefighters $5K for Speedy Response to House Fire

ADT made the donation to the Hendersonville, Tenn., Fire Department for its efforts in saving a family's residence. ADT dispatched firefighters after receiving an alert from a monitored smoke alarm.


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