Section 14-106 "Smoke detector devices" of the City of Memphis Code of Ordinances requires that smoke alarms be installed in residential properties and maintained in workable condition.
You qualify for a free smoke alarm if you meet the following conditions.
Regardless of these conditions, you may qualify, if:
- You live in the City of Memphis and own the property in which you reside and
- You do not already have a working smoke alarm and are not financially able to purchase a smoke alarm.
- At least one child under the age of 18 resides with you or
- You are 60 years of age or older.
Your free smoke alarm will be installed by appointment when an adult is present. Memphis Fire Fighters will be in uniform and have driven to your home in a fire department vehicle.
To request a smoke detector, please complete the Smoke Detector request form accurately and completely.
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