Spring SIOC/WIOC Resumes March 21

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Firefighters will resume the popular Safety In Our Community (SIOC) and Wellness In Our Community (WIOC) safety and wellness program Saturday afternoon, March 21, 2015, throughout Fairfax County.

Firefighters will be in neighborhoods checking and installing smoke alarms, providing seasonal fire and life safety tips, and offering escape plans for families on this first day of spring. Firefighters will leave behind a door hanger with seasonal and wellness safety tips for those not at home.

To request the installation of a smoke alarm, or a visual smoke alarm for the deaf and hard of hearing, at no cost, please call 703-246-3801, TTY 711, or visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fr.

The smoke alarms are being provided by a federal grant sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.

Firefighters will available for media interviews.