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Firefighters hand out free smoke detectors at Mexican consulate in Chicago to avoid another tragedy like the Rogers Park fire

In an effort to create awareness about smoke detector safety, the Chicago Fire Department began a program this week to hand out smoke detectors at the Mexican Consulate. The Department’s goal, to educate the city’s largest immigrant population about fire safety comes quickly after September’s tragic Roger’s Park fire that killed six children of Mexican immigrants.

Not only will fire detectors be available at the Mexican Consulate, but the Fire Department will begin holding weekly classes to instruct people how to use the smoke detectors.

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