Eh? Free smoke detectors in January
ArcelorMittal, the steel company that owns the Minorca taconite operation in Virginia, has given a grant to the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross to buy and give away 100 free smoke detectors to area residents.
You read right; they are free.
The effort is aimed at promoting fire safety in the depths of winter when most of the region's structure fires occur, thanks to heating systems, wood stoves and fireplaces.
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