Mesquite CERT, The Mesquite Community Emergency Response Team has launched a Smoke Detector Battery Change Program.  In keeping with CERT’s mission to prepare individuals, neighbors and the community for disasters, CERT volunteers will help residents, free of charge, to maintain a working smoke detector.

Two CERT volunteers will schedule with a resident to change the batteries in the smoke detectors. December dates are Thursday, December 11 and Saturday, December 13.

Smoke detector battery change highlights:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Handicapped or physically unable to climb a ladder
  • Resident must be 18 years of age and have legal access to home
  • Resident must be present and sign waiver
  • Smoke detector height cannot exceed 12 feet
  • Service is free of charge however donations support the CERT mission

To Schedule the service, register on the City of Mesquite Website at:, Email or call Belinda at 630-738-0694.