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Smoke Detector Battery Change Program

posted Feb 3, 2015, 10:35 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 4, 2016, 3:46 PM by Wayne Rasmussen ]
Spring and fall – change your clock, change your smoke detector battery!

Mesquite CERT -Community Emergency Response Team

Smoke Detector Battery Change Program

 In keeping with CERT’s mission to prepare individuals, neighbors and the community for disasters, CERT volunteers will help residents, free of charge, to maintain a working smoke detector.

2 CERT volunteers will schedule with a resident to change the batteries in the smoke detectors.

Smoke detector battery change highlights:

    65 years of age or older

    handicapped or physically unable to climb ladder

    Resident must be 18 years of age and have legal access to home

    Resident must be present and sign waiver

    Smoke detector height cannot exceed 12 feet

    Service is free of charge however donations support CERT mission

 

Dates for February: Thursday Feb 12 or Saturday Feb 14 mornings

 

To Schedule

Email certmesquitenv@gmail.com 

Or call Mike Benham, Cert Program Director 702-376-2339  

Or register on the following Mesquite City Website

http://www.mesquitenv.gov/city-government/departments/fire-rescue/safety-programs/smoke-detectors