Get Alarmed, TN!
"Get Alarmed, TN!" is a grant-funded fire safety education and smoke alarm installation program administered by the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO). Launched in November 2012, the program distributes fire safety education and 10-year sealed battery smoke alarms to participating fire departments. The fire departments then deliver the education and install smoke alarms in at-risk homes across the state.
"Get Alarmed, TN" By The Numbers:
- Over 254,000 smoke alarms distributed
- 555 participating fire departments
- 169 homes per week
- 109 smoke alarm canvasses (click here to view a map of canvass locations & details)
All organizations participating in Get Alarmed need to have an Organization Administrator. This person will be the main contact for the program in your organization. Here are some basic tools for the Org Admin:
- Organization Administrator Training:
- Email Alexandra Fontana (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be registered. You will receive a registration email through Acadis after your request is processed.
- Blank Alarm Installation Summary Report [pdf]
- Smoke Alarm Request and Receipt Form [pdf]
- Canvass Request Form [pdf]
- Home Fire Safety Tip Sheet [pdf]
- Customizable Press Release [doc]
- Fire Safety Presentation [website]
All smoke alarm installers & volunteers in the Get Alarmed program need to undergo basic training before volunteering. Organization Administrators are primarily responsible for training all alarm installers. Here are some basic tools for smoke alarm installers:
If your department is interested in participating in the Get Alarmed program, please contact:
Community Risk Reduction Coordinator
Note: Members of the public interested in smoke alarm installations should first contact their local fire department, as many of these departments may already have smoke alarms available through this program.
Map of Get Alarmed Installations
(updated August 4, 2021)
An overview of smoke alarm installation progress in Tennessee.
- Click on the cluster below to see how many installations have been done.
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This Page Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 10:20 AM