Low-cost Smoke and CO Alarms

When funding permits, West Metro Fire Rescue offers the following low-cost items to low income homeowners residing in our district: 
   
  • Low Cost Smoke Alarms: Homeowners may request up to 3 smoke alarms for their home ($5 per smoke alarm).
  • Carbon Monoxide Alarms: Homeowners may request up to 2 carbon monoxide alarms for their home ($5 for first CO alarm, $10 for second CO alarm). 

Proof of homeownership is required. This program is available to property located within the West Metro Fire Protection District only.

Renters: If you are renting your home, it is your landlord’s responsibility to provide working carbon monoxide alarms and smoke alarms.

Colorado Law requires all rental (and For-Sale property) units have a Carbon Monoxide detector within 15 feet of the door to any sleeping area (or installed per manufacturer’s recommendation). Owners are responsible for the initial installation of the detector. Tenants are responsible for the general maintenance and notifying the owner if the unit is defective or a repair is needed.

Smoke alarms shall be installed in the following locations:
  • In each sleeping room.
  • Outside each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms.
  • On each additional story of the dwelling, including the basements and habitable attics but not including crawl spaces and uninhabitable attics. In dwellings or dwelling units with split levels, and without an intervening door between the adjacent levels, a smoke alarm installed on the upper level shall suffice for the adjacent lower level provided that the lower level is less than one full story below the upper level.
Contact us to inquire about product availability and program eligibility.
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