Hancock fire company, Red Cross install free smoke alarms in “Sound the Alarm” effort

Members of the Hancock Fire Department and Red Cross volunteers worked together on May 21 to install free smoke alarms in local homes.

The American Red Cross Greater Shenandoah Valley Chapter partnered with Ben Hoopengardner, Deputy Fire Chief, and the Hancock Fire Department to bring Sound the Alarm to Hancock on Saturday, May 21.

In one day, volunteers made 34 homes safer from fires, installed 108 smoke alarms and potentially saved 85 lives. Local residents can still . . .