Home fires claim seven lives every day, but you can help change that.
Pledge to keep your family safe and schedule a free smoke alarm installation during a local Sound the Alarm event. Give back to your community by volunteering at a Sound the Alarm event with no prior experience needed. Questions? Call the Sound the Alarm hotline: 310-445-9914.
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That’s why the American Red Cross is rallying volunteers to install free smoke alarms nationwide, as part of our Sound the Alarm events.
This year we’ll install free smoke alarms, create escape plans and share fire safety information.
Join us for a rewarding day at a Sound the Alarm event near you. Make an even greater impact and donate to help families prepare for, respond to and recover from home fires.
Served 41,854 people
Installed more than 33,861 smoke alarms
Canvassed 24,083 homes
Conducted 10,439 in-home visits
Visited 56 cities and towns in our region
Created 8,703 evacuation plans
Reached 11,289 youth with preparedness information
Had 3,854 volunteers attend events
3,476 partner volunteers
Engage your organization to help implement fire safety programs in your community.
Prepare, respond and help families recover from home fires.
1. The Red Cross and its partners can test existing smoke alarms and install up to three free smoke alarms for those that need them.
2. The Los Angeles Region will provide installation services in the Los Angeles region only. Requests will be fulfilled as resources allow, with priority given to requests during National Sound the Alarm events. 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).
3. 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/fire.