Every year in the United States over 3,000 people perish in home fires. Statistics show that over one half of those deaths occur in homes without a smoke alarm or a working smoke alarm.
To help raise awareness on how to properly install and maintain smoke alarms to significantly improve a person of surviving a fire, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) will be partnering with the United States Fire Administration to promote the new , "Inspect, Protect, awareness smoke alarm campaign.
The campaign will focus on three things people can do to improve their chances of survival in the event of a fire. They are:
Information and educational materials about this campaign can be obtained at no cost by accessing the Inspect. Protect via the Department; Intranet or website at http://www.fire.lacounty.gov
For additional information you may contact Rosemary Vivero, Community Services Representative, for the County of Los Angeles Fire Department at (323) 586-7039.