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Smoke Detector Program

216.361.5535 - American Red Cross, Cleveland - Operation Save-A-Life Webpage

The Cleveland Division of Fire participates in the American Red Cross Operation Save-A-Life, which provides free smoke alarms, batteries, and installation. All elderly and low income Cleveland residents of Cleveland qualify for this no-cost program.

Arson Unit

216.664.6380 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - 1300 Ontario Ave., 44113

Penalties are enforced for those who commit arson, and in Cleveland parents may be held liable for acts committed by their children. Those wanting to provide information about arson and those seeking investigation of suspected arson, are urged to call the Cleveland Fire Department Arson Unit. All calls are kept confidential, and rewards may apply for some information.


Upcoming Community Education and Training

CERT Classes

Clevelanders are learning vital skills to help themselves, their fellow workers and their neighbors. Trained through the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, these residents are able to offer assistance in a disaster even before professional emergency crews arrive on the scene. -more

Terrorism Awareness and Prevention (TAP)

TAP presentations are available for groups including factories and other businesses, schools, block clubs, and community organizations.  -more

Cleveland City Hall
601 Lakeside Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Weekdays 8am-5pm

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