When a fire occurs in a home, smoke spreads very rapidly. An operational smoke alarm and a comprehensive escape plan are extremely important in ensuring your family makes it out alive.
The City of Westland Fire Department has been awarded a FEMA Fire Prevention Grant in the amount of $125,239 to initiate a citywide smoke alarm program. The department’s goal is to ensure that every home in the community has at least one functional smoke alarm and each family has a prepared fire escape plan in place.
The program will focus on low-income and senior residence, where smoke alarm deficiencies have been identified. The program will include a fire/safety evaluation of the home. The evaluation will help the officer determine where the most effective locations for smoke alarm installation will be, while offering an opportunity to point out any potential hazards in the home.
If you are interested in participating in our smoke alarm program, we have three convenient ways for you to apply.
Please don’t hesitate to call me directly with any questions or concerns at 734- 467- 3260.
Yours In Life Safety,
Assistant Chief/ Fire Marshal