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Natchez Fire Department distributing free smoke detectors

 

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Fire Department has a limited number of smoke detectors available for free to the general public.

Lola Knight administrative assistant for the Natchez Fire Department said Natchez residents who are interested in obtaining a free smoke detector should call the fire department at 601-442-3684 to put their names on a list.

Interested residents also may stop by the Main Fire Department at 800 Main St. in Natchez to put their names on the list.

The limited numbers of smoke detectors, Knight said, are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and Natchez Fire Department personnel will install the smoke detectors.

The Natchez Fire Department also is advising residents to test their smoke detectors monthly to ensure they are working properly.