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WCFR’s campaign to assist residents with smoke alarms

Warren County Fire and Rescue (WCFR) announced that they will begin a campaign to assist residents with smoke alarms Mon. May 23.

WCFR will be conducting a Sound the Alarm Save a Life campaign with the Virginia Red Cross.

Through the end of May Fire and Rescue personnel around the county will visit a minimum of 10 homes a day.

The personnel hope to provide lifesaving education on smoke alarms to 10 people a day.

They hope to inspect a minimum of 10 existing smoke alarms to ensure their proper use.

The department will strive to replace a minimum of 10 outdated or not working alarms where needed.

The staff hopes to install 60 smoke alarms a day every day during the rest of May for a total of at least 420 smoke alarms.

This is to assist the Red Cross reach their goal of 50,000 alarms installed in their Sound the Alarm Save a Life campaign through the end of May.

For a free home evaluation and to receive a free smoke alarm contact the Warren County Fire Department at (540) 636-3830 or click here.

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