Home Fire Campaign

  • Identifique y elimine los riesgos de incendios en su hogar.
     

Volunteers

Needed

Join us in this nationwide initiative that aims to reduce the number of fire deaths and injuries in the U.S. by 25% within five years.

Join us by registering below!
Working smoke detectors cut the risk of dying in home fires by half!

Upcoming Installation Events

The biggest disaster threats to American families aren’t floods, hurricanes or tornadoes – home fires are. A home fire can strike anywhere, anytime, devastating families. But together, we are changing that.

Working with fire departments and other partners, volunteers deploy as teams into the neighborhood to install free 10-year smoke alarms and replace smoke alarm batteries. These events are outdoor canvassing events, so please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Volunteers may serve as a smoke alarm installer, educator or documenter for this event.

No experience needed; training will be provided at the event as well as a light breakfast and snacks. Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to participate.

Children under 18 must complete the Parental Consent Form. Children under age 12 are welcome to stay with their parents, but cannot enter residential homes.


Home Fire Safety Education/Smoke Alarm Installation Team

Smoke Alarm Installation or Battery Check

To request a FREE smoke alarm installation or battery check, please fill out this request form. You must live in Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington, DC, Montgomery or Prince George’s county.


Regional Home Fire Campaign

Volunteer to Install Smoke Alarms!

Home Fire Campaign - Loudoun County (04/15/17) - Register Here

Home Fire Campaign - DC (04/22/17) - South East - Register Here

Home Fire Campaign - Prince George's (04/22/17) - Greenbelt - Register Here


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 American Red Cross in the National Capital Region provides installation services in The National Capital 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.