Reno, NV (February 10, 2020) --It may not be a typical Valentine’s Day gift, but love comes in all forms. Show how much you care for a loved one and order a free smoke alarm and installation from the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada.
Through its Home Fire Campaign, the Red Cross hopes to reduce home fire deaths and injuries by 25 percent nationwide. This is a great opportunity to woo your valentine with a free smoke alarm, along with a customized fire escape plan and fire-safety education shared by Red Cross volunteers. This is a free service and there is no obligation.
To request a free smoke alarm for yourself or a loved one, contact the Red Cross of Northern Nevada at 775-954-1185. Please leave your name, address, zip code and phone number.
Every day, seven people in this country die in a home fire and another 36 people are hurt. Most of these deaths occur in homes that lack working smoke alarms.
Additional facts and statistics:
Since July 1, 2019, the Red Cross of Northern Nevada has responded to 80 home fires.
Smoke alarms cut the risk of death from a home fire in half.
More than $7 billion in property damage occurs every year due to home fires.
Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries.
For more information about the Home Fire Campaign, visit Red Cross.org.
About the Northern Nevada Chapter
The American Red Cross of Northern Nevada serves 13 counties and over 87,000 square miles. Volunteers in the Northern Nevada Chapter respond to disasters both locally and nationwide, in addition to providing training on CPR and community preparedness. The chapter has served northern Nevada for more than 100 years. It receives generous support from the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation. Follow us on social media.