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Mayor Harp, NHFD, and the Red Cross launch the “Sound the Alarm” program

From Tastie Fish

New Haven citizens will soon have the opportunity to have enjoy a complimentary fire inspection of their homes, and free smoke alarms if they need them.

Officials are also offering to help families develop escape plans if need be.

During a joint press conference this afternoon at the Fire Department Headquarters on Grand Avenue, Mayor Toni Harp, Fire Chief John Alston, and a delegation from the American Red Cross informed the media contingent that the Sound the Alarm program has officially launched, and citizens can start registering for service.

The smoke alarms are top of the line, and come complete with a lithum battery that possessses a shelf life of 10 years.

On April 28th, the Red Cross along with the NHFD will service homes all over the New Haven community, and they are asking that anyone in need of a smoke alarms, or an inspection register right away.

The program will employ over 300 volunteers and support staff as they execute fire safety visits all over the city.

New Haven citizens can register at

Organizers would prefer if interested citizens registered prior to the event.



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