A team of volunteers working for the Red Cross knock on the door of a home on South Pine Street in Middletown during the Sound The Alarm event held on Friday, May 31. Teams of volunteers knocked on the doors of more than 950 residences throughout the borough, with the goal of installing at least 600 free smoke alarms. The Red Cross also trained the volunteers in how to educate borough residents on fire safety during the event. Giant Foods provided 75 volunteers to support the event, and volunteers were also provided by UGI.
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A Red Cross instructor briefs volunteers gathered in the Middletown MCSO Building at the start of the Red Cross Sound The Alarm event on Friday, May 31. After receiving training from the Red Cross, teams of volunteers visited more than 950 homes throughout Middletown to install free smoke alarms and provide fire safety instruction. Giant Foods provided 75 volunteers, and volunteers were also provided by UGI.