Lyndhurst Fire Department Smoke Detector Program
Offers Free Photoelectric Smoke Alarms Plus Installation
To Eligible Residents
The Lyndhurst Fire Department Smoke Detector Program offers free Photoelectric Smoke Alarms plus installation to residents that meet the following criteria:
1.) Live in the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio.
2.) Own and occupy your home.
3.) Are A) 65 or older, B) On a fixed income, or C) Disabled.
4.) Agree to have a Home Safety Evaluation done by a Fire Department representative.
Smoke detectors are installed by on-duty firefighters on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, at no cost to the resident.
Applicants are asked to have a copy of a current utility bill (water, gas) along with a picture ID when they receive their smoke alarm(s).
The Lyndhurst Fire Department recommends that you have at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home. Be sure your smoke alarms are near bedrooms and other sleeping areas in your home.
When to Replace:
Replace your smoke alarms every ten (10) years. If you donít know how old your smoke alarm is, or if it is ten (10) years old or older, replace it as soon as possible.
Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they are installed and working. The majority of fire fatalities occur in homes without working smoke alarms.
Application For Free Photoelectric Smoke Alarm plus Installation:
An Application For Free Photoelectric Smoke Alarm plus Installation can be obtained here, at the Lyndhurst Fire Department, or at the Lyndhurst Community Center.