The Red Cross Responds to a Home Fire or Other Disaster Every 8 Minutes.
In Wisconsin the Red Cross and its partners have:
8,288 people served by the Home Fire Campaign
Helped make 3,223 households safer
Created 2,301 home fire safety checklists
Installed 6,790 smoke alarms
Helped create 2,580 escape plans
Replaced 368 smoke alarm batteries
Smoke Alarm Story
Watch this true story of a Wisconsin resident who had smoke alarms sitting on his counter, always thinking, I’ll get new batteries tomorrow. Local news and Fire Chief Weiss shares what happened next. Please, don’t put off until tomorrow, what you can do today!
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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 Wisconsin Region will provide installation services in Wisconsin 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/homefire.