Los Angeles Area Home Fire Safety

The Red Cross is working to reduce death and injury from home fires by 25% by 2020

American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign

The Home Fire Campaign helps save lives by installing free smoke alarms in homes that don't have them, and by educating people about home fire safety.

Do You Need a Smoke Alarm?

If you would like to request a smoke alarm installation please click here.

Help us Sound the Alarm

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This fall, the Red Cross will launch Sound the Alarm, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events nationwide. Volunteers will install 100,000 free smoke alarms in high risk neighborhoods, culminating in the installation of the one millionth smoke alarm!

Since 2014, the Red Cross, in partnership with fire departments and other local groups, has visited homes installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms and providing fire prevention and safety education to prevent needless tragedies. Join us today in helping to save lives.

Learn more about volunteering in Los Angeles.

Get Involved

There are several ways you can get involved with Sound the Alarm:
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Volunteer to install smoke alarms in your community.

Volunteer Opportunities Listed Below

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Fundraise to help Sound the Alarm.

Start a Fundraiser

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Make a donation to support the Home Fire Campaign.

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Sound The Alarm. Save A Life. Volunteer Opportunities

Sound The Alarm. Save A Life. Fundraising Opportunities

Find your local board fundraiser here

Upcoming Home Fire Campaign Events

The Los Angeles Region is hosting fire safety events to help families prepare for and prevent home fires. We need volunteers to help install smoke alarms, complete fire safety checklists and create fire escape plans with local families.

Saturday, August 5, 2017(Artesia)

Saturday, August 26, 2017(Inglewood)

Saturday, September 23, 2017(El Monte/South El Monte)

Saturday, September 30, 2017(East LA)

Saturday, October 7, 2017(South LA)

Saturday, October 14, 2017(Sylmar)

Saturday, October 21, 2017(Compton)

Partner With Us

Get Involved and Help Save Lives

Engage your organization to help implement fire safety programs in your community.

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The Red Cross Responds to a Home Fire or Other Disaster Every 8 Minutes.

Kidde Helps Red Cross Prevent Home Fires Deaths and Injuries

Los Angeles Home Fire Campaign

The Red Cross Los Angeles Region would like to thank Kidde for donating a total of 2,000 smoke alarms to the Red Cross Los Angeles since 2015.

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Can your family escape in just 2 minutes? You can keep your family safe with 2 simple steps.

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    Step 1. Practice your 2-minute drill. Make sure your family can safely escape a home fire in under 2 minutes. Use our worksheets (found in the resource links below) to plan and prepare your 2-minute drill today.

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    Step 2. Test your smoke alarms monthly. Make sure you and your family are alerted as soon as a fire is detected. If the smoke alarm isn't working, change the batteries.

Thank You To Our Sound The Alarm National Sponsors

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Prepare, respond and help families recover from home fires.

$10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.

1. The Red Cross and its partners will install a limited number of free smoke alarms for those who cannot afford to purchase smoke alarms or for those who are physically unable to install a smoke alarm.

2. The Red Cross installs a limited number of specialized bedside alarms for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

3. A number of organizations are partnering with the Red Cross to accomplish the goals of our Home Fire Campaign. Depending on where you live and other factors, it is possible that we will forward your request to one of our partner organizations so they can contact you to set up an appointment.

4. The Minnesota region provides installation services in their region only. If you live outside of this area and would like to identify your local region office, please visit RedCross.org (or call 1-800-REDCROSS).

5. If you are able to purchase and install your own smoke alarm, but would like information on home fire safety and smoke alarm installation, please visit redcross.org/homefire.