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Free smoke alarms still available to area residents

Sound the Alarm Campaign
Volunteers will install free smoke alarms in Southern Nevada during spring campaign

LAS VEGAS, NV (May 2, 2018) - Red Cross volunteers will visit Southern Nevada neighborhoods to install free smoke alarms during the organization’s Sound the Alarm campaign. The Southern Nevada office plans to install 1,000 smoke alarms through May 12. The main installation event is set to take place on May 12, at the Doolittle Community Center (area neighborhoods). Volunteers will customize evacuation plans and share education information during installation visits.

Residents may request a free smoke alarm installation by contacting the Southern Nevada Red Cross at 702 697-1707

Smoke alarm installations will take place on the following dates and locations:

The Sound the Alarm campaign is part of a nationwide effort by the Red Cross to install 100,000 free smoke alarms nationwide. Southern Nevada Red Cross volunteers have teamed-up with fire departments and local community partners to promote home fire safety at these smoke alarm installation events.

Local sponsors include: Allegiant Air, and Chad Layne Insurance Services.

To learn more about Sound the Alarm visit: www.redcross.org/southern-nevada

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.