Fire Escape, 2006 Columbus Foundation Community Grant

Written by on October 20, 2006 in 2006, Columbus Foundation Community Grant, Team

Fire Escape

Island Trees Middle School
Levittown, NY

Problem: Delay in emergency response when there is a fire.

Solution: A fire extinguisher that sets off an alarm when picked up and deployed to alert others in the home of the potential danger.

The finalist teams were judged for the practicality of implementing their idea. The winning team received the $25,000 Columbus Foundation Community Grant to take back to their community to make their innovation a reality.


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