West Fire Department asks residents whom live in gated homes to purchase special key

Posted at 3:45 PM, Dec 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-28 16:45:40-05

The City of West Fire Department is asking residents that live in gated homes or in piped fencing homes to purchase a Knox Box key.

First responders cannot access homes with electronic gates without the gate code, and therefore not assist on emergency calls.

The Knox Box program key cost about $200. You must consult with your key manufacturer to verify compatibility.

To purchase a Knox key, go to

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