Red Cross, Hispanic Caucus Institute Install Smoke Alarms In Little VillageFive teams went door to door, partnering with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.
Red Cross Programs Provide Free Smoke Alarms, Fully Installed In HomesRed Cross volunteers don't just help after a disaster, they also work to prevent disasters.
Daylight Time Change Opportunity To Test Warning AlarmsThe National Fire Protection Association reports that from 2009 to 2013, three in five home-fire deaths were in houses that either did not have smoke detectors or where they weren't working properly.
Chicago Fire Deaths Reached Record Low In 2013Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said 16 people died in fires in 2013, the lowest annual total ever recorded in the city. Even so, he said that was 16 deaths too many.
Red Cross Volunteers To Discuss Fire Safety In RoselandThe American Red Cross is making home visits in the Roseland neighborhood Friday and Saturday, talking to homeowners about fire prevention and providing them with smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers.
Daylight Saving Time Also Means Time To Check Smoke AlarmsWhen you turn your clocks back for the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, you also should spend a few short minutes changing the batteries on your smoke alarms.
Families Urged To Get Involved In Fire SafetyState fire officials are asking families to get involved in fire safety this National Fire Prevention Week.