The Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont and participating Ace Hardware Stores Announce the“Keep our Citizens Safe Campaign” On Monday September 28, 2009 the Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont (PFFV), in partnership with Vermont Ace Hardware Stores announce the kick-off of the “Keep our Citizens Safe” program. The PFFV and participating Ace Hardware Stores are offering a free smoke detector battery to every household in Vermont. Citizens can receive a voucher through the PFFV office ( or 1-800-652-0085 X 101) that can be redeemed at participating Ace Hardware Stores across Vermont. In conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week October 4-10, 2009, this program is intended to get citizens across Vermont thinking about being Fire Safe at home and at work. Citizens will be eligible to receive a free 9 volt battery through November 30, 2009. PFFV Affiliate Fire Departments will also be distributing vouchers and free batteries during Fire Prevention week. In addition, future community events will be held with Fire Fighters at the participating Ace locations, dates to be announced. For more information please visit or call 1-800-652-0085 X 101.