The departments is also providing free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and offer home safety education.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Saturday, January 26
Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from the City of Hopkins. In 2012, the Hopkins Fire Department received a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to continue and expand the fire department's home fire safety program. The grant allows the department to conduct free home fire safety surveys, provide free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and offer home safety education. The program also allows firefighters to perform trip and fall prevention surveys for older adult residents of Hopkins. The program is completely free and does not include any fines, fees or solicitations and all information is confidential and left with the household to help make them safer from fire and …
FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to be used for home fire and safety inspections.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Hopkins Fire Department has been awarded a highly competitive Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Department of Homeland Security. The $30,000 grant will fund a home fire safety inspection and smoke detector program. The grant will allow Hopkins residents, both home owners and renters, to request a home inspection which allows firefighters to come into their household and perform a safety inspection to help identify household fire hazards and replace smoke detectors. In addition, the program will allow firefighters to perform fall prevention checklists for senior citizen residents of Hopkins. Hopkins Fire Department Grant Coordinator and …