fire alarmCENTRAL CITY, Ky. (3/20/14) — The Central City Fire Department, in cooperation with other fire departments in the county, will kick off their "Alarms for Life" campaign this Monday, March 24.

According to C.C.F.D. Chief Rick King, the free distribution of smoke alarms will cover the entire county.

"The C.C.F.D. will be coordinating this county-wide 'Alarms for Life: A Sound You Can Live With' campaign, in an effort to make sure every residence in the county is protected by a smoke alarm," King said. "We'll be working with the fire departments in Bremen, Drakesboro, Dunmor, Nelson Creek, Greenville, Beechmont, and Graham. Our mission is to place a working smoke detector in any home that needs one. You can call us at (270) 754-2345. We will make sure that all fire departments in the county involved in the campaign have smoke detectors on hand."

King explained that the fire departments will even come to each person's residence, if necessary, and install it correctly.

"We'll get the owner or renter of the property to sign a waiver to allow us to come into the residence and install the smoke detector," King said. "Then we will come back in six months to make sure it is working correctly. We'll keep a running list of how many we put up in each community. We've been lucky to have alarms donated by First Alert, Walmart, area hardware stores, and others have been made available to us at cost. You can call the CCFD any time seven days a week. There are six fire departments that are all volunteer, so we will make sure the correct fire department gets the necessary information."

Paul McRee
SurfKY News Reporter your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 17,798.49
-14.90 (-0.08%)    
2 S&P 2,090.11
+1.24 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,127.52
+11.38 (0.22%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by

In Other News...

Salvation Army Rings in Official Christmas Shopping Season

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/27/15) — The 2015 Annual Salvation Army Bell Ringing kick-off took place at Madisonville Wal-Mart… Read More

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of County’s Agriculture

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/27/15) — Nearly 300 guests and Future Farmers of America members woke up early to enjoy the 41st… Read More

Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 10188

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8875

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7736

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4819

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3399

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 16233

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14564

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 27, 2015 2908

Madisonville Man Charged with Attempted Murder…

by SurfKY News
November 28, 2015 2193

Woman Charged with Counterfeit Money Leads to…

by SurfKY News
November 28, 2015 1897

Local Teen Hospitalized after Officer-Involved…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1548

First United Bancorp Set to Purchase Town &…

by SurfKY News
November 28, 2015 1366

KSP Arrests Ohio Co. Man on Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1116

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1073

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 821

Webster County Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 641

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Two Key Appointments…

by SurfKY News