In the event of a fire, having a working smoke alarm could mean the difference between life and death for you and your loved ones. Having properly installed and maintained smoke alarms will provide an early warning signal so you and your family can escape unharmed.
The Lakeland Fire Department offers free smoke alarms to those families who cannot afford them due to financial circumstances. However, to keep the program available for those who are truly in need, we ask that you attest to the following:
Smoke alarms are designed to keep everyone fire safe, this includes the deaf and hard of hearing (HOH). Those who are deaf or hard of hearing may not be able to depend on traditional smoke alarms to alert them. Learn more about smoke alarms for the hearing impaired here.