Fire safety


Transcript: 09/25/2017: KXRM (FOX) … local college students worked alongside the colorado springs fire department — doing home safety visits… installing smoke alarms around town. town.fox21’s sarah ferguson was there and shows us the impact of this effort. we’re trying to go into communities that maybe dont have the resources to have enough smoke alarms or maybe in older homes by volunteering and looking out for good causes you’re able to find more about yourself and you’re able to help out people in the processcollin’s from u-c-c-s, his team helped an elderly couple whose home had zero working smoke alarms.nats: so this would be a couple of the smoke alarms that we removed you need to have a smoke alarm on every level of your home in each sleeping area smoke alarms do expire so they need to be less than 10 years old nats: should be good now, you’re all setevery home needs to have a co-alarm also, especially if you have a fire place or gas appliances unattached garagenats: carbon monoxcide detecter is good for 7 yearsreplacing the old with new in honor of the 13-th annual national campus fire safety monthjust being able to let someone know that their house is a lot safer and seeing that they have a sigh of reliefnats: thanks to all of you for all your workim sarah ferguson reporting for fox21 local news right now. c-s-f-d partnered with several local and national agencies to bring the smoke and c-o alarms to homes completely free of charge…including first alert… campus firewatch… the pikes peak regional building department and many more. …