August 21, 2012
Free Visual Fire Alarms for
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities and the Houston Fire Department (HFD) need your help in spreading the word that beginning in September 2012, there will be free installation of portable visual fire alarms (can be moved or used while traveling) for qualified individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
To qualify for a Free Visual Fire Alarm, one must:
For assistance in filling out an application, attend an informational meeting on either Thursday, August 23, 2012, 10 a.m.- noon or Monday, August 27, 2012, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray Street, Houston 77019.
For more information visit www.houstontx.gov/citizensnet/firealarmsfordeafandhardofhearing.pdf or www.houstontx.gov/disabilities/freefirealarms.html. Additionally, contact the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281.936.0770 or 713.284.1990.
To learn more about the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, a division of the Department of Neighborhoods, visit www.houstontx.gov/neighborhoods.