The American Red Cross continued its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign in Lauderhill and across the country. The campaign aims to reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires by as much as 25% over the next five years. The campaign focuses on increasing the use of smoke alarms in neighborhoods with high numbers of home fires. Red Cross volunteers with help from Lauderhill Fire-Rescue and the Lauderhill Police Department canvassed an estimated 200 homes installing 48 smoke alarms and changed 15 smoke alarm batteries.WHAT: Red Cross volunteers with the help from Lauderhill Fire-Rescue and the Lauderhill Police Department canvassed an estimated 200 homes in Lauderhill installing 48 smoke alarms as part of Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign.
WHERE: Lauderhill· NW 42nd Avenue· NW 42nd Terrace· NW 43rd Avenue· NW 43rd Terrace· NW 44th Avenue· NW 44th Terrace· NW 46th Avenue· NW 47th Avenue· NW 26th Street· NW 27th Street· NW 25th PlaceWHY: The Red Cross is asking every household in America to take two simple steps that can save lives: check or install smoke alarms and practice fire drills at home.