Mesquite CERT December Smoke Detector Battery Program

MESQUITE – Spring and fall, change your clock, change your smoke detector battery.  Mesquite CERT, Community Emergency Response Team, offers a “Smoke Detector Battery Change” program. In keeping with CERT’s mission to prepare individuals, neighbors, and the community for disasters, CERT volunteers will help residents, free of charge, to maintain a working smoke detector.

In keeping with CERT mission, two CERT volunteers will schedule with a resident to change the batteries in the smoke detectors.

December dates

  • Thursday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Smoke detector battery change highlights

  • Resident must be 65 years of age or older, or handicapped or unable to climb a ladder
  • Resident must be present and sign waiver
  • Smoke detector height cannot exceed 12 feet
  • Two CERT volunteers will provide service
  • Service is free of charge however donations support the CERT mission

To schedule, residents may call Belinda at 630-738-0694 or email or register online here.

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