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Volunteers needed to install smoke alarms in Rocky Ford homes

Posted at 9:47 PM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-28 00:34:31-05

ROCKY FORD – The American Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado is partnering with the Rocky Ford Fire Department to make 100 homes safer in Rocky Ford.

On Dec. 1st, volunteers will install free smoke alarms in homes from 2nd St. to 14th St., north of the railroad tracks.

“Our goal will be to make 100 homes safer,” said Fire Chief Ray Gonzales. “Home fires are our most frequent call out and installing smoke alarms will help save lives.”

The smoke alarms will be installed Dec. 1st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the City Hall Chambers located at 203 S. Main St.

Volunteers can meet at City Hall, where installation training will be provided. Volunteers must be 18 or older unless accompanied by an adult.