Volunteers, Red Cross install 136 free smoke alarms in Cortez

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Volunteers, Red Cross install 136 free smoke alarms in Cortez

51 homes in south side neighborhood get key line of defense
Volunteers, Red Cross staff members and fire officials gather before dispersing throughout the selected Cortez neighborhoods to install free smoke alarms.
Sound the Alarm volunteers were divided up into teams of three, with each team including an installer, educator and documenter.
From left, Red Cross volunteer Madeline Marquardt and AmeriCorps NCCC members Carolyn Wagner and AJ Carmargo knock on doors in their assigned neighborhood to offer free smoke alarm installations. According to Eric Myers, executive director of American Red Cross of Western Colorado, they installed 136 alarms in 51 homes on Saturday.

Volunteers, Red Cross install 136 free smoke alarms in Cortez

Volunteers, Red Cross staff members and fire officials gather before dispersing throughout the selected Cortez neighborhoods to install free smoke alarms.
Sound the Alarm volunteers were divided up into teams of three, with each team including an installer, educator and documenter.
From left, Red Cross volunteer Madeline Marquardt and AmeriCorps NCCC members Carolyn Wagner and AJ Carmargo knock on doors in their assigned neighborhood to offer free smoke alarm installations. According to Eric Myers, executive director of American Red Cross of Western Colorado, they installed 136 alarms in 51 homes on Saturday.
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