We're getting to the point in the year when people are considering switching off their air conditioners and opting for that fireplace or furnace. As we gear up for fall and winter, the Bell County Fire Marshals Office is gearing up for National Fire Prevention Month, which is October.

To kick off fire prevention month, the Bell County Fire Marshal, Steven Casey, has announced a Bell County-wide free smoke detector giveaway. This will be the 13th annual event of its kind.

To receive your free smoke detector on Saturday, October 1, you will need to be at one of the following locations between 9 am and Noon. 

Here is a list provided by the Fire Marshals office:

All County Fire Departments

  • Bartlett FD
  • Belton FD
  • Harker Heights FD
  • Holland FD
  • Killeen FD
  • Little River FD
  • Morgans Point FD
  • Moffat FD
  • Nolanville FD
  • Rogers FD
  • Salado FD
  • Sotuhwest Bell FD
  • Stillhouse FD
  • Temple FD
  • Troy FD
  • Sparta Valley FD

Participating Businesses

  • Lowes - Temple
  • Lowes - Killeen
  • Home Depot - Temple
  • Home Depot - Killeen
  • McCoy's - Temple

For more information, please contact Steven Casey at 254-933-5589.