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Jan 17 2023

News Story: Hobart Fire Department introduces lockbox program for residents

Carol Heikema hopes she never has to call 911 for emergency services to her home. But if she does, she now feels a sense of comfort.

Last fall, the Hobart Fire Department installed a lockbox containing a spare house key on her front door. The department has a universal key to unlock the box if she calls 911 but is unable to open the door.

“I thought it was the right thing to do,” Heikema, 83, said.

Read more about the lockbox program.