The Daily Eastern News

CFD buys 200 smoke detectors with grant

Staff Report

April 23, 2019

The Charleston Fire Department used a $3,000 fire prevention grants to purchase 200 smoke detectors. The smoke detectors, that have a 10-year sealed battery, will be available for low-income households. Fire Chief Steve Bennett said early detection is important. “Early detection of a fire...

City council proclaim fire prevention week

Blake Warman, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014

Charleston City Council plans to proclaim Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5 until Oct. 11. The council will meet to review the proclamation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at City Hall. The local Charleston Fire Department and Emergency Services host Fire Prevention Week every year. This...

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