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Posted on: July 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Sound the Alarm and Save Lives from Home Fires

Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm


American Red Cross of South Texas
Brownsville Fire Department
Office of Emergency Management


The City of Brownsville Fire Department and the Office of Emergency Management will join the American Red Cross of South Texas and WellMed from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017, for Sound the Alarm, a home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event.

American Red Cross of South Texas volunteers and partners will be canvassing neighborhoods surrounding Dean Porter Park in Brownsville to install free smoke alarms, replace batteries in existing alarms, and help families create escape plans as part of a nationwide effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires.

For more information or to volunteer, please call (956) 546-HELP (4357). 


Saturday, July 15, 2017
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.



Dean Porter Park
(Surrounding neighborhoods) 
501 E. Ringgold Street
Brownsville, Texas

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