Download the WREG news and weather apps today

Local Organizations Team Up To Help Keep Neighborhoods Safe

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(Memphis) The Red Cross teamed up with a local church with the hope of saving lives.

Members of Promise Land Church and volunteers with The Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross canvassed several Frayser neighborhoods Saturday morning.

They handed out smoke detectors and fire safety information; things Frayser residents say is needed in the community.

“I know we’ve been having a lot for fires going on and some people have not been making it out, so that’s a good thing because some people do need to know the safety of a fire,” said Celeste Jones.

The Memphis Fire Department was also on hand, helping to install the fire detectors inside homes.