‘Operation Save a Life’ urges smoke detector use

The State Fire Marshal’s office is encouraging Ascension Parish residents to install smoke alarms and is providing free devices to those who cannot afford them.

To register for the program, go to http://sfm.dps.louisiana.gov and click on ‘Operation Save a Life.’ Volunteers are also needed to assist in installing the devices and locating residents in need of the alarms. To volunteer, call (225) 925-4911 or email savealife@la.gov.