2 local organizations to install free smoke alarms


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – According to a statistic from the American Red Cross, seven times a day someone in the United States dies in a house fire and two local organizations are teaching the public about fire safety.

The Dayton Red Cross and The Miami Valley Fire District are travelling around the Miami Valley to educate people about fire safety and to install smoke alarms for free.

Firefighters, volunteers and community members can meet at the Miamisburg Fire Station before installing smoke alarms into homes.

The two organizations will install smoke alarms for free to anyone who lives in Miamisburg on Saturday, August 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Here is a list of where The Dayton Red Cross and The Miami Valley Fire District will travel to next to install free smoke alarms:

DateTime Location
Saturday, August 269:00 a.m.Trotwood
Saturday, September 239:00 a.m.Ward Park, Versailles
Saturday, September 309:00 a.m.Phillipsburg
Saturday, October 79:00 a.m.Fairborn near Wright Patterson AFB in partnership with the USO
Saturday, October 149:00 a.m.Neighborhoods south of the Dayton VA Medical Center

For more information and safety tips about home fire prevention, click here.

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