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Dec 02, 2019, 09:02 ET First Alert Announces Winning Departments Of 'Community Risk Reduction Week' Alarm Giveaway

Five fire departments will improve carbon monoxide (CO) safety in their communities this winter thanks to the "Community Risk Reduction Week" alarm...


Nov 18, 2019, 09:03 ET First Alert Gives Thanks To Fire Services With 'Community Risk Reduction Week' Alarm Giveaway

In time for Thanksgiving and in recognition of the upcoming inaugural Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Week, occurring January 20-26, 2020, First...


Oct 22, 2019, 09:03 ET First Alert And The National Volunteer Fire Council Partner On Fire Extinguisher Training For Volunteer Fire Departments

When a fire starts, every second counts. Fire extinguishers can help save lives when used quickly and effectively. Yet an astonishing 70% of fire...


Oct 02, 2019, 11:14 ET First Alert, Lowe's And Fire Officials Nationwide Join Forces For Fire Prevention Month

This Fire Prevention Month, fire safety will be top of mind for thousands of families across the country thanks to a nationwide campaign presented by ...


Oct 01, 2019, 09:04 ET Ensure Reliable Protection Is Part Of Your Safety Plan

We all do our best to create safe and healthy homes, but many people aren't taking all the important precautions when it comes to home safety. For...


Sep 24, 2019, 09:43 ET Actor Taylor Kinney Teams Up With First Alert For Fire Prevention Month

When it comes to fire safety, actor Taylor Kinney knows a thing or two. As one of America's favorite TV first responders, the actor has learned the...


Jul 29, 2019, 07:12 ET Fire Departments, Colleges And Universities Selected For Community Risk Reduction Program

Numerous students have added fire safety to their class schedule this fall. First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety*, Campus Firewatch and ...


Jun 27, 2019, 07:31 ET Onelink by First Alert Eliminates Dark Zones with New Onelink Secure Connect

Weak, slow internet speed and congestion from numerous connected products can prevent users from enjoying the benefits of smart devices. To ensure...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:03 ET Service Project Teams Up Universities And Fire Departments To Install First Alert Alarms In At-Risk Homes

Fire safety leaders are partnering for the third-annual Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project, pairing college students with fire...


Mar 11, 2019, 07:31 ET New York Can Sleep Soundly, Thanks To New Smoke Alarm Requirements

Here's to one less item on your to-do list. For the millions of New York state residents that rely on battery-operated smoke alarms for their home...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:01 ET This Fire Prevention Month, Is Your Family Super Prepared?

There's safety in numbers, and when it comes to fire protection, numbers can make all the difference. In honor of Fire Prevention Month this...


Sep 05, 2018, 09:05 ET Local Fire Departments, Colleges And Universities Selected To Educate Communities On Fire Safety, Install Alarms

First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety*, Campus Firewatch and the Michael H. Minger Foundation have selected 25 organizations to...


Jul 26, 2018, 12:46 ET Universities And Fire Departments Nationwide Are Invited To Participate In The Second Annual Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project

First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety*, Campus Firewatch and the Michael H. Minger Foundation are inviting universities and fire...


Jul 09, 2018, 09:13 ET Don't Let The Beep Steal Your Sleep

From coast to coast, Americans across the country have been protected for years, thanks to a wave of 2011 legislation initiatives that brought carbon ...


Jun 04, 2018, 10:33 ET First Alert Marks Anniversary With '60 Years Of Thank Yous' Sweepstakes

In recognition of its 60th anniversary, First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety*, is showing its gratitude and appreciation for fire...


May 22, 2018, 02:45 ET Onelink 'Safe & Sound' by First Alert®, You'll Like the Sound of This

Meet your family's new best friend – the Onelink Safe & Sound by First Alert. This innovative device is the first smoke and carbon monoxide (CO)...


May 09, 2018, 11:28 ET First Alert Celebrates 60 Years

From typewriters to computers, hula-hoops to video games, the ways in which we live, work and play have changed drastically since 1958. While little...


Jan 10, 2018, 08:00 ET Onelink by First Alert® with Amazon Alexa Takes Over Amazon's Treasure Truck at CES 2018

Meet your family's new best friend thanks to Onelink by First Alert! Today at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, First Alert is...


Jan 09, 2018, 08:25 ET First Alert® Ups the Ante on Home Safety and Internet Connectivity at CES in Las Vegas

Sands Expo #40737 – First Alert has announced its newest Onelink connected home products will soon come together as one, giving unparalleled...


Oct 04, 2017, 09:30 ET This Fire Prevention Month, Ensure Your Family is Super Prepared!

Not all heroes wear capes, and when it comes to fire and carbon monoxide safety, anyone can be a superhero. In honor of Fire Prevention Month this...


Aug 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Town/Gown Events Bring Safety Upgrades To Residents Nationwide

In honor of the thirteenth annual National Campus Fire Safety Month this September, First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety*, and Campus...


Mar 28, 2017, 12:15 ET First Alert® Among Developers Advancing The Google Home Platform

The Google Assistant on Google Home is adding a number of home automation partners to join First Alert in a distinguished line-up of third-party...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:35 ET First Alert® Partners With Google On Advancing Connected Home Platform

When you Google First Alert®, you'll soon see products brought to market through joint efforts of the most trusted name in home safety and the...


Sep 19, 2016, 08:25 ET This Fire Prevention Week, Don't Wait - Check The Date!

You replace your cell phone, your home's air filters and lightbulbs – even your toothbrush. But when was the last time you replaced – or thought...


Sep 18, 2014, 09:04 ET Gimme Five! Safety In Numbers

With school back in session, it's time for a little math lesson. If the average American home is two stories with three bedrooms, how many smoke...