SKOWHEGAN – The American Red Cross will install free smoke alarms and provide fire safety education to Skowhegan residents in their homes on Saturday, July 21.

Home fire safety teams will install free smoke alarms, check batteries in existing alarms and replace them if needed and help residents create escape plans.

To make an appointment for these free services, contact Eric Lynes, Red Cross disaster program manager for Somerset County, at [email protected] or at 795-4004, ext. 303.

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