Red Cross volunteers install smoke alarms

HAYSVILLE, Kan. (KWCH) Volunteers in Haysville taught their neighbors about fire safety yesterday.

The red cross installed smoke detectors for 50 households.

Volunteers also talked to families about developing a disaster relief plan.

They say it's a way to help people in the community feel safer.

"A lot of people just don't have one at all. They've taken them down, used the battery, or sometimes they think they have them and when they go to test them they don't work. So whether they have them or don't have enough of them, we can install more just to make their home feel safer," says Dicie Nicklaus.

The red cross works with several fire departments throughout Kansas to make sure everyone has a smoke detector in their home.