Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Fire Safety Project

NEW YORK -
Mayor Bill de Blasio, flanked by Councilman Chaim Deutsch, announces on Monday that the city will install for free 100,000 smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. (Office of the Mayor)
Mayor Bill de Blasio, flanked by Councilman Chaim Deutsch, announces on Monday that the city will install for free 100,000 smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. (Office of the Mayor)

New York City will install for free 100,000 smoke and carbon monoxide detectors across the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday.

The city, in partnership with the FDNY Foundation, American Red Cross and Kidde, will embark on the largest smoke detector giveaway and installation program in the U.S., according to the mayor.

The $4 million fire and life safety initiative willprovide free installation of 100,000 photoelectric combination smoke/carbon monoxide