MCFRS News Release
Project Restores the Homes of Those in Need While Providing a Safety Make-Over
When: Saturday, April 30, 2011
Location: 1414 Thornden Road, Rockville, Maryland
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Rockville - - The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) is partnering with Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC) and over 1,000 community volunteers to repair, rehabilitate and provide safety improvements in the homes of 31 low-income homeowners throughout Montgomery County.
RTMC is one of 200 affiliates participating in a nationwide effort to repair 10,000 homes over the weekend. Volunteers from local companies, civic groups and congregations will unite to help area families to install home modifications and make homes safer for area residents.
MCFRS is equipping each of the homes with ten-year smoke alarms and other safety enhancements. Fire officials will present smoke alarms at a press event scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning at 1414 Thorndon Road, Rockville, Maryland.