Updated: Monday, 08 Oct 2012, 12:28 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 06 Sep 2012, 1:59 PM EDT
NEW HAVEN, CT (August 24, 2012) – News 8 is proud to partner with Kidde and The Home Depot , to present Operation Save A Life ; a life-saving program designed to increase public awareness of fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) dangers.
One of the cornerstones of Operation Save A Life is the distribution of smoke alarms to Connecticut families in need; particularly low income, elderly, and other residents at risk in their respective communities. This year Kidde will donate 5,000 smoke alarms and 500 CO alarms which will be distributed by Fire Departments throughout Connecticut.
In addition to the distribution of smoke alarms, News 8 has committed to fire safety education and CO awareness working with the New Haven Fire Department to produce Operation Save A Life educational vignettes. These important safety tips begin airing on September 17 th and will continue airing into October.
The Home Depot will also be sharing valuable safety tips at Safety Saturday Event on October 6th from 9-3pm at the following participating stores:
NORWALK, 600 Connecticut Ave.
FAIRFIELD, 541 Kings Hwy Cut-off
MANCHESTER , 80 Buckland Hills Dr.
DANBURY, 114 Federal Rd.
W HARTFORD , 503 New Park Ave
WATERBURY, 575 Bank St.
ENFIELD , 136 Elm St.
GLASTONBURY, 115 Putnam Blvd.