ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Elkins Fire Department would like all residents in the area to know that they have smoke detectors in the station FOR FREE and are willing to install them for anyone who needs them in their home.
An article shows a study that lists West Virginia in the Top 10 states for most fatal house fires, tying for 6th/7th place with Arkansas, showing 13.2 casualties per 1,000 fires. Chief Himes of the EPD has stated that West Virginia has been high on the list for years regarding deaths due to household fires.
If you would like a FREE SMOKE ALARM installed in your residence, please get in touch with the Elkins Fire Department at 304-636-3433; one of our firefighters will be happy to assist you.
Remember, the chances of surviving a house fire will greatly improve with up-to-date smoke detectors that have fresh batteries installed in them.