MEDIA RELEASE, Thursday 3rd November 2022: The Adele School for Special Children is now better prepared to deal with a potential fire hazard after receiving a donation of two (2) smoke alarms from STEPS (Safety Through Education Prevention and Strategy).

These lifesaving devices were donated at the conclusion of a fire safety lecture held at the school by STEPS to test the institution’s preparedness and response mechanisms to an emergency.

While handing over the devices, Director of the STEPS Safety Awareness Program, Anderson L. Tuitt said that he was elated to make this goodwill gesture to the school as he was “touched” by the school’s ongoing efforts to improve safety and security on its compound.

He further added that gestures of this kind can go a long way in protecting lives and property as they provide an early warning of the possible presence of smoke and fire.

Deputy Principal, Mrs. Jacqueline Azille-Joseph on receipt of the smoke alarms expressed her sincere gratitude for the donation and assured that the items will be put to their intended use.

Mr. Tuitt, a veteran emergency services professional complimented the administration and staff for the many efforts they have put in to ensure that everyone can respond safely and efficiently should an emergency arise within the confines of the school. -END-

About STEPS:

The STEPS Safety Awareness Program was conceived to enlighten persons within our various communities about safe practices and emergency preparedness and response procedures.

This educational and informative program brings awareness to safety issues so that persons can operate and respond in a more safety-conscious manner.

More information about STEPS can be found at