WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) – A working smoke detector may have saved lives when a small fire broke out in the duct work of a Watertown home Thursday.
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Capital City Fire Rescue said a commercial structure would have sustained serious fire damage had it not been for a sprinkler system and fire alarm.
Quick actions, a smoke detector and a fire extinguisher help to save a family from serious fire damage. What could have been a devastating fire was limited to a damaged laundry room thanks to the early detection of a working smoke detector and a handy fire extinguisher.
Franklin fire investigators said the damage was limited to the room where the small blaze began thanks to the sprinkler system. Damage to the building is estimated to be less than $10,000. No interruption of business or care is expected for the practice.
Deaf couple were alerted to kitchen fire thanks to newly installed smoke alarm. The special alarms that alerted the couple were installed earlier that days thanks to the American Red Cross and their “Sound the Alarm” Campaign
Smoke alarm woke up family saving mother and her two children.
The Red Cross and Walker County Fire Rescue say at least 8 lives have been saved recently because of the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign.
Over the past two years, firefighters have placed a thousand free smoke alarms in Walker County, supplied by the Red Cross and other organizations, in homes.
Thanks to the Senior SAFE Grant, this resident was alerted to the carbon monoxide before a tragedy occurred.
Four-year-old saw the smoke and alerted his parents to evacuate.
A carbon monoxide detector alerts a family to the harmful fumes.