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FirstBank Helps New Homeowners Be Prepared for an Emergency

In times of emergency, it is critical that responders be able to find a property quickly. Unmarked or poorly marked properties can severely delay emergency personnel when they are trying to locate your residence, especially at night. Those valuable moments can make a difference.
In its continued efforts to assist homeowners in the territory, FirstBank has established a partnership with local vendor Toya Malone of Malone Media Group to issue NightVision address signs to new FirstBank mortgage clients in the Eastern Caribbean Region. NightVision signs make it easier for emergency responders to locate a home and, therefore, save precious time when every second counts. The property address is displayed on both sides of the sign and clearly visible from all directions, day or night.
“The team wanted to come up with a ‘thank you’ gift that would be really beneficial to our mortgage clients and their loved ones. We know sometimes it all comes down to that one second — one second can save a life. Once you contact 911, the police, fire, ambulance personnel need to be able to find your home quickly. These signs can help them do that.” said Dana Robertson, AVP, Consumer Lending Processing, Underwriting & Closing Manager.
FirstBank would like to encourage the community to assess their homes and ensure that addresses are clearly visible from the street. Buying a home is probably the biggest investment you will make in your financial life. Protecting your investment and the occupants should be of utmost concern as well.
For information about FirstBank’s mortgage products, contact FirstLine Telebanking at 866-695-2511 or access www.firstbankvi.com.

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