18.04.28 Sound the Alarm Milpitas
In Milpitas, CA on Saturday April 28, 2018, the Red Cross kicked off its Sound the Alarm event, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country. Red Cross volunteers, along with the Milpitas fire department and other partners canvassed at-risk neighborhoods in mobile home parks, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms, and providing fire prevention and safety education.

82 volunteers made 94 homes safer by installing 283 smoke alarms and educating 220 residents.

Photography by" Mark Butler/American Red Cross
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