Free Smoke/Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms for Seniors

Are your smoke alarms over 10 years old? Do you have enough smoke/CO alarms in your home?

According to the National Fire Protection Association, dead batteries caused one-quarter of the smoke alarm failures in home fires across the US.

A working smoke alarm significantly increases your chances of surviving a deadly home fire.

Get some piece of mind and check your smoke alarms today.

The Seattle Fire Department recommends that you install at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home and inside each bedroom.

Do you need smoke/CO alarms in your home? You may qualify for free smoke/CO alarms from the Seattle Fire Department if you meet the following criteria:

  • You live in the City of Seattle
  • You own and live in your home
  • You are a senior or have a disability

To request the installation of smoke/CO alarms in your home, call the Seattle Fire Department’s Public Affairs unit at (206) 386-1337 or send an e-mail to