Fire Sonar app listens for smoke detectors

A new fire safety app that can hear fire alarms and automatically alert household residents of an emergency received an endorsement from the borough president

A new fire safety app that can hear

A new fire safety app that can hear fire alarms and automatically alert household residents of an emergency received an endorsement from the borough president Thursday. (March 26, 2015 7:09 PM)

A new fire safety app that can hear fire alarms and automatically alert household residents of an emergency received an endorsement from the borough president Thursday.

In the wake of a Midwood house fire that killed seven siblings, Eric Adams voiced support for the Fire Sonar app, which uses smartphones to listen to smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

The app can also detect gunshots,...

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