Mesquite CERT Smoke Detector Battery Change, free service dates

MESQUITE – Spring and fall, change your clock, change your smoke detector battery!

Mesquite CERT, Community Emergency Response Team,  is launching 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. October dates are:

  • Monday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Smoke detector battery change highlights:

  • Resident must be 18 years of age and have legal access to home
  • Resident must be present and sign waiver
  • Resident is to provide 9 volt battery
  • Smoke detector height cannot exceed 12 feet
  • Two CERT volunteers will provide service
  • Service is free of charge

To schedule, residents may call Melissa at telephone 702-884-3753 or email

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