(January 30, 2014) After a fire on Bedford Street claimed two victims this week, Mayor Pedro E. Segarra, along with the Hartford Fire Chief and the Court of Common Council want to encourage residents to take all safety precautions possible.
"As a community we need to ensure that our homes are safe," said Mayor Segarra. "When tragedies like this occur every one of us is impacted. We want to make sure that we take steps to keep our families and neighbors protected."
Since October of last year, the Hartford Fire Department has installed over 900 free smoke alarms in homes across the City. Efforts will continue and residents are urged to exercise the following fire and building safety precautions:
For more information check: www.hartford.gov/fire
For Immediate Release: January 30, 2014
Contact: Maribel La Luz