Smoke Detector Installation

Installation Program

The City of Athens encourages all residential property to install and maintained workable condition smoke alarms

smoke detector

You may request a smoke alarm if you meet the following conditions:

  • You do not already have working smoke alarms in your home.
  • The smoke alarms in your home are more than 10 years old.
  • You reside on the property in which you are requesting alarms.
  • The home is not new construction (new residential construction is ineligible for the program).

Your free smoke alarm(s) will be installed by appointment only when an adult is present. City of Athens Fire Fighters will arrive at your residence in uniform and will be in a marked fire department vehicle.

To request a smoke alarm and to schedule an appointment, please contact the Deputy Fire Chief Office.

Contact: Tim Schultz
Deputy Fire Chief
Office :423-744-2761 or email: