Cincinnati Fire Department receives a $10,000 grant

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Duke Energy Foundation gave the Cincinnati Fire Department a $10,000 grant to enhance its Safe Summer Nights Program.

The program has been running for 12 years and helps to educate, distribute and install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to Cincinnati neighborhoods.

"The Cincinnati Fire Department is grateful to the Duke Energy Foundation for funding this critical safety program. Carbon monoxide can only be detected with a carbon monoxide detector/alarm," said Fire Chief Richard Braun. "The grant funding will be used to purchase approximately 500 carbon monoxide alarm for residents in need."

If you want more information on how you can get an alarm for your home, you can contact the Cincinnati Fire Department's Fire Prevention Bureau at 513-357-7585.

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