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Posted on: May 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Sound the Alarm Event

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The City of Newburgh, the Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross and community partners will be installing FREE smoke alarms for participating households in the City of Newburgh for the Sound the Alarm event on Saturday, May 14!

City of Newburgh residents can schedule an appointment for a free smoke alarm installation by calling 845-249-4228 or by signing up online on the American Red Cross website.

During the Sound the Alarm event, Red Cross-trained volunteers will:

  • Install up to three FREE smoke alarms to make your home safer
  • Help you develop a personalized fire escape plan
  • Provide valuable fire safety tips and training for all members of your household

Members of the City of Newburgh Fire Department, City of Newburgh Police Department, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, and the Newburgh Unity Armory Center are planning to make 120 homes safer by installing a total of 360 smoke alarms.

Those interested in volunteering can register at to join this rewarding day of giving back. No prior experience is needed — training will be provided.

Please contact John Vale at or 518-441-5076 with any questions.

Download Sound the Alarm Event Flyer (PDF)

Download Sound the Alarm Event Flyer in Spanish (PDF)

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