Tuesday, February 09, 2016
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Smoke Alarms

The Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) is offering a new Smoke Alarm Distribution Program that is a need-based program using Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Income Guidelines to provide smoke alarms in homes for those that would not be able to afford them.

FWFD’s Smoke Alarm Distribution Program will be funded by a $55,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and $5,000 in Community Block Development Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Forms are also available by clicking here FWFD Smoke Alarm Registration Form, and at Catholic Charities, 315 East Washington Blvd.; Early Childhood Alliance Administrative Office, 3320 Fairfield Ave.; and, any Fort Wayne office for Community Action of Northeast Indiana. FWFD will have registration forms available at FWFD Code Enforcement Division, 4130 Lahmeyer Road; FWFD Administration Office, 307 East Murray Street; and, Safety Village, 1275 South Phoenix Parkway. Those completed registration forms are to be returned to any of these listed FWFD locations for review to see if the applicant meets the guidelines.

The forms are to be returned only to the three FWFD locations listed above or may be sent via FAX to 427-5082. Those that qualify will then be contacted by FWFD.