State Officials to Announce New Program After Increase in Fatal Fires in 2018

From State Sources 

STATEWIDE -- The Indiana Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday will announce a new smoke alarm program for Hoosiers with a goal of installing 10,000 free smoke alarms in homes in two years.

The Get Alarmed program—managed by the Indiana Fire Marshal in partnership with the American Red Cross—will impact the increase in fatal fires experienced in 2018 in Indiana. It is funded via a federal grant awarded to the Indiana State Fire Marshal.

The details of the program will be released Wednesday during a news conference in Indianapolis.  We will keep you updated.