CHICAGO (CBS)– Friday morning, the Chicago Fire Department and The Home Depot are offering 99-cent smoke detectors at stores around city.
The sales come after a 62-year-old man was killed in a house fire in the Brainerd neighborhood. Firefighters said it appears the man’s apartment did not have a working smoke detector.READ MORE: Organizer Planning To Go Ahead With Concert In Valparaiso, Indiana This Summer, With Some COVID Precautions
The three-day initiative will kick off at the South Loop Home Depot.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
The sale begins Friday and will last for three days. The initiative aims to ensure Chicagoans have access to affordable safety tools.
You can buy the smoke detectors at all 11 Home Depot stores in Chicago. Each store will have 1,100 smoke detectors available at 99 cents per detector until supplies last.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Climbing; Sunny Skies Ahead
This is the sixth year the department is partnering with The Home Depot for this sale.