Westmoreland firefighters to distribute 9-volt batteries to communities

Trib Live –¬†About 50 Westmoreland County fire departments will give out 9-volt batteries to households as part of a grant from Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling. The organization got 18,480 batteries through a 2018 Duracell/Keep America Beautiful grant. The departments will each get a case of batteries to distribute around daylight savings time on March 10. Westmoreland Cleanways director Ellen Keefe said department members plan door-to-door visits and events to connect with their communities as a reminder to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

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