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Burn Institute to assist seniors countywide with free smoke alarms and LED nightlights

SAN DIEGO – The Burn Institute, a nonprofit health agency which provides free smoke alarms to seniors in San Diego County, has partnered with SDG&E to offer energy-saving LED nightlights to qualifying households. The program is part of the Institute’s continuing effort to reduce the number of burn injuries and deaths through lifesaving prevention education. Seniors 55 years or older who own their own home in San Diego County qualify for the Burn Institute’s Senior Smoke Alarm Program, and LED nightlights will also be provided while supplies last.

National safety statistics confirm that adults 65 and older are two times more likely to die in a house fire than any other segment of the population. Seniors greatly improve their chances of escaping a home fire by having a working smoke alarm in their residence.

Installations are performed monthly throughout the year, and booked on a first-come first-served basis. The program is currently taking reservations for July and August.

Contact Gwen Lammers at (858) 541-2277 ext. 13 or [email protected], or for more information visit


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