Rockland Offers Free Smoke Alarms to Celebrate Fire Prevention Week

This week has been Fire Prevention Week, and area fire officials want to be sure we’re all doing the right things when it comes to fire safety. Pete Byrne is the 1st Assistant Chief of the Orangeburg Fire Department and co-host of “Who Wants to be a Volunteer” here on WRCR Friday mornings, and says people should be aware of fire prevention measures every day, not just once a year…

Audio: Pete Byrne

Christine Wagner and Shari Stopler run the Rockland Health Department’s Healthy Neighborhood Program, and Stopler says you can visit the county offices in New City during fire safety week, where you can get information about fire prevention and fire escape planning or score free smoke alarms or carbon monoxide detectors…

Audio: Shari Stopler

The Healthy Neighborhood Program is located year-round at the Rockland County Department of Health in Pomona. To schedule a free home visit, which includes free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, or for more information, call 845-364-3290 or or 364-3292. For fire safety tips, visit or click here.

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