UPDATE: American Red Cross 'Sound the Alarm' PREP rally has been cancelled

Free 'PREP' rally, smoke alarm installation events aim to end home fires

By Kiersten Ehr - Digital Content Creator

SAN ANTONIO - DUE TO WEATHER FOR FRIDAY, MAY 10 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

In an effort to prepare families for home fires and other disasters, the American Red Cross serving greater San Antonio invites the community to a free family-friendly "Sound the AlarmPREP rally. 

In partnership with KSAT Community, during this "preparedness" (aka PREP) and safety event, guests will have the opportunity to meet representatives from the Red Cross and the San Antonio Fire Department.

Guests will be treated to free food, drinks, free disaster kits (while supplies last), hands-only CPR training, fire safety preparedness activities and free giveaways.

On Saturday, May 11, the American Red Cross volunteers and partners will visit local homes on the east side of San Antonio to help install 1,000 free smoke alarms during "Sound the Alarm," a national effort to end home fires.

The Red Cross serving greater San Antonio needs 500 volunteers to help with "Sound the Alarm."

People interested in helping can register now at SoundTheAlarm.org/SanAntonio to volunteer.

For more information, visit redcross.org

KSAT Community operates in partnership with University Health System, Energy Transfer and San Antonio Area Chevy Dealers.

The Information courtesy is courtesy of the American Red Cross. 

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