Lifetone fire alarms still available from FFD

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The Fishers Fire Dept. still has a limited number of Lifetone HL bedside fire alarms available for Fishers residents who are hard of hearing.

These devices “listen” for the sound of a normal smoke alarm. When they “hear” a smoke alarm sounding, they activate a bed shaker and a loud, low-pitched audible alarm. These units give an added layer of protection for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.

In June, the FFD received a $5,100 grant from the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company to purchase 75 smoke alarms, to be presented to needy residents at no cost. The grant is part of a nationwide philanthropic program funded by the company. As part of the program, Fireman’s Fund employees were able to nominate a fire department for a grant. The FFD was nominated by Fishers resident Jim Bradley.

For more information about the program, or to apply to receive a Lifetone HL bedside fire alarm, visit www.fishers.in.us/fire or call 595-3200.

By Jordan Fischer
jordan@youarecurrent.com

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