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New Kensington firefighter plays key role in safety initiative

New Kensington volunteer fireman Tom Straub, flanked by fire trucks, is one of only 12 firefighters in the state selected to be an advocate for the “Everyone Goes Home” program sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Erica Hilliard | Valley News Dispatch

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The Tribune-Review can be reached via e-mail or at 412-321-6460. DetailsTom Straub

Hometown: New Kensington

Age: 58

Family: wife, Vicki; daughters, Larissa and Sarah

Favorite thing about the Valley: “The resiliency of the Valley; it’s a wonderful place to live, work and play.”

By Julie E. Martin

Published: Monday, July 2, 2012, 8:24 a.m.

Updated 3 hours ago

Tom Straub’s efforts to increase safety have served his fellow firefighters well — and may have saved his own life.

Since 2007, the New Kensington Fire Company No. 2 member has been one of about a dozen state advocates for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s “Everyone Goes Home: Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.”

The volunteers work to improve firefighter safety not only by promoting responsible practices while in the line of duty, but also by encouraging firefighters to monitor their health and avoid risky behaviors, such as not weari

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