Volunteers Hand Out Free Smoke Detectors

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Volunteers were in Springfield Saturday to educate community members about fire safety and prevention. The Red Cross says house fires cause more casualties than any other type of disaster, so Saturday more than 100 volunteers walked door to door to educate community members about the importance of smoke detectors. These volunteers introduced … Continue reading »

Local Firefighters Check Smoke Detectors

EUGENE, Ore. — Daylight Saving Time came to an end this weekend. In addition to changing your clocks, firefighters encouraged residents to check their smoke alarms too. Angie Meyer, a mother of two, said yes to a smoke detector inspection. It’s what firefighters say everyone should do twice a year–make sure their detectors are functioning … Continue reading »