Parma Fire Department has a smoke detector assistance program. One combination carbon monoxide/smoke detector per residence will be installed along with one smoke detector and battery for the remaining floors. The following are eligible for the installation of free detectors and/or batteries at the discretion of the Parma Fire Department:
- Parma resident
- Single Family, occupant owned, not multi unit buildings and;
- Must meet one of the following:
- All residents of the household are 65 years of age or older
- ADC qualified
- Permanently disabled
- Very low income household qualified. (Per HUD criteria)
Car Seat Program
The Parma Fire Department has been offering car seat checks and installations since 2008 with technicians trained in accordance with the NHTSA regulations.
Each year, approximately 1,800 children who are less than 14 years of age lose their lives as the result of a motor vehicle crash. Another 280,000 are injured.Child safety seats, when properly installed, save lives. A study released by the National Safe Kids Campaign, however, reports that at least 85% of the 17,500 seats inspected were installed incorrectly.
Parma Fire will be providing this service on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Location is at Station #2 address is 3311 Snow Rd. Parma, OH. 44134. Hours from 11am-3pm.