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Smoke alarms save lives: Free installations for local residents as part of national Red Cross Sound the Alarm effort 

Newburgh residents can sign up for a free smoke alarm installation from the Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross and community partners on Saturday, May 14. Organizers are planning to make 120 homes safer by installing a total of... Continue Reading →

Daylight Saving Time: Turn your clocks forward and test your smoke alarms

Daylight saving time begins this Sunday, March 13, and the American Red Cross, Eastern New York region, reminds everyone to TURN your clocks forward one hour and TEST your smoke alarms. Did you know working smoke alarms can cut the... Continue Reading →

This weekend turn your clocks back and test your smoke alarms to prevent home fire tragedies

As people turn their clocks back this weekend for the end of daylight saving time, the American Red Cross asks everyone to also test their smoke alarms. Home fires are the nation’s most frequent disaster and tragically take seven lives... Continue Reading →

Volunteers educate residents about home fire safety

The Eastern New York Region of the American Red Cross and community partners helped 114 families protect themselves against home fires as part of a national Sound the Alarm effort on Saturday, May 8, 2021. “We thank everyone who helped... Continue Reading →

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips from the American Red Cross

We made this list and checked it twice to ensure you have a safe and happy holiday season! The holiday season has kicked into high gear with all kinds of activity -- from decorating and shopping, to party planning and... Continue Reading →

We Will Be Extra Thankful If You Follow These Cooking and Travel Safety Tips from the Red Cross!

Thanksgiving is almost here and across the country, hungry Americans are gearing up for one of the most splendid feasts of the year. However, in the midst of all the preparations and excitement, it is important to remember that Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →

End of Daylight Saving Means Time to #TurnandTest

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, November 3, and while many are looking forward to the extra hour of sleep that comes with "falling back," it's also a good time to have fire safety on your mind. As you turn... Continue Reading →

Heat Your Home Safely as the Temperatures Drop and Remember to Cook Safely All Year Long

In honor of Fire Prevention Month, we are bringing you another set of fire safety tips to protect your family and your home. Eighty percent of Americans don’t realize that home fires are the single most common disaster across the... Continue Reading →

Two Simple Steps Could Save Your Life

In the event of a fire, it is important to get out of the house, fast! Unfortunately, it has been an especially tragic year in New York State according to data from the US Fire Administration. As of October 2,... Continue Reading →

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