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Smoke Alarm Alerts Sleeping Occupants

A smoke alarm alerted occupants of a possible fire in the 300 block of Watson Road, on March 20, 2021.
File Photo / The Lexington Progress

Article by Lynn Murphy-

The statewide Get Alarmed Program for the free 10-year smoke alarms has again proven to be lifesaving. At 1:21 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 20, 2021, Stations 3, 7, and 10 were paged to respond to the 300 block Watson Road off Highway 22 North to a reported fire involving a heating unit. The first firefighter to arrive reported a smell of smoke in the home but no fire. Smoke caused by a mechanical malfunction within a furnace activated a nearby smoke alarm that…

For complete coverage, see the March 24th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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