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Save the date! Red Cross aims to install 1,000 smoke alarms in Duplin County

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Seven times a day, someone dies in a home fire in the United States.  

A staggering 60 percent of those fire fatalities occur in a home that did not have a working smoke alarm. 

You can save a life by joining American Red Cross volunteers and partner volunteers, as they aim to install 1,000 smoke alarms in Rose Hill, N.C. homes, and surrounding areas.

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Rose Hill Town Square

               510 E. Main St.

               Rose Hill, NC 28458

For more information or to sign up to join this effort, visit You can also contact David Garrison at, 910-762-2683; or Cece Williams at, 910-508-7413.

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. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.