MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
Having a working smoke alarm increases the chances of surviving a home fire by 50%
Three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms
No smoke alarms were present in more than one-third (37%) of home fire deaths.
If any member of the media would like to team up with a crew of firefighters for Wednesday canvass you can contact Mark E. Brady, 240-508-7930, on Wednesday morning. We will accommodate a reporter and photographer with a firefighter crew. Firefighters typically venture out to communities around 10:00 am.