Baltimore Fire Department Receives Smoke Alarm Grant

Smoke Alarm Devices to be Purchased with Grant Money

Funds were granted to the Baltimore City Fire Department to be used to purchase 1,000 smoke alarm safety devices to be given free and installed in homes of Baltimore City residents, announced the Baltimore City Fire Department. BGE presented the Emergency Responder Safety Grant. KIDDE, a leading smoke alarm manufacturer, was selected as the vendor to supply the safety devices.

A Fire Smoke Detector can Prevent Death by Fire

Smoke detectors are an easy and inexpensive, and often free, way to prevent fire deaths from the lack of smoke detectors. According to the Baltimore City Health Department, fire deaths and burns are major causes of unintentional deaths in Baltimore. Death by fire in Baltimore is three times the rate as the U. S. average. Death by fire is preventable. Having a working smoke detector on every floor of your home can double your chance of surviving a fire.

Free Smoke Alarm Installed by Baltimore City Fire Department

The Baltimore City Fire Department has had a longstanding program offering and installing, a free smoke alarm to any city resident in need of one. All a resident has to do is call 311, and within two hours a firefighter will come to their home and install a free ten-year lithium tamper-resistant smoke alarm.

Top-Rated Baltimore Fire Injury Lawyer

If your loved one has died in a fire that could have been prevented with a fire smoke alarm, you may have a claim for the funeral expenses; medical bills; lost income; and the grief from losing the person you loved.

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated wrongful death lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled wrongful death cases, including death by fire that could have been prevented by a smoke alarm, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful Past Results — has earned him the recognition of his peers and clients:

  • Maryland Super Lawyer.
  • 10.0 Superb” as a litigation attorney by AVVO.
  • “Client’s Choice Award” by AVVO, based on average client reviews of 5 stars — the highest client review possible.
  • Client Distinction Award (Client Review Rating of 4.5 or higher on a 5.0 scale – less than 4% of 900,000+ attorneys listed by Martindale-Hubbell)
  • 2013 Top Attorneys in Maryland (American Registry)
  • 2013 Top-Rated Lawyer by The American Lawyer Magazine and Martindale-Hubbell.
  • AV-Preeminent™*” Highest Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (25 consecutive years).

These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition.

Contact Us Maryland Fire Injury Lawyer

If a fire has caused injuries to, or the death of, a family member, you need an experienced personal injury attorney and wrongful death lawyer.

Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call (410) 441-5054 now, or contact us online, to schedule a consultation.