Published: Fri, March 09, 2018
Global Media | By Derrick Guzman

Red Cross: Check Smoke Detectors During Time Change Weekend

Red Cross: Check Smoke Detectors During Time Change Weekend

But Tuesday afternoon there no flames, just a reminder as we get set to spring forward, to change your batteries in your smoke detector and close your bedroom door. Working smoke alarms are required on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas. Dust can get into a detector's sensors, making them less effective, so all smoke detectors - even hard-wired ones - should be replaced every 10 years. Statistics show that most fatal fires occur at night and nearly every day a life is saved because of a working smoke alarm.


Fire Safety Tips are prepared by Fire Captain Matthew Rowe of the Hanford Fire Department. Smoke alarm, another name for smoke transducer, smoke sensors, etc. However, to our knowledge, some of the fire fatalities in Bartow County did have working smoke alarms. Firefighters and the National Fire Protection Association wants to remind people that working smoke alarms are crucial in saving lives in property.


"We've installed hundreds of smoke alarms over the past 30 years, and will continue to do so until everyone who needs them has them", Olszewski said. It conducts a consequential analysis of past, Smoke Alarms market scope, studies the present market situation to analyze impending market plans and perspective. Home fire deaths continue to decline thanks to the "Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" message. Always check the date on the back of each alarm to ensure that it is within the recommended replacement date by the manufacturer.


Individuals of the deaf and hard of hearing community are unable to rely on traditional audible smoke alarms to alert them of fire and therefore, are in need of special designed smoke alarms. Discuss your escape plan with all members of the household and practice regularly.

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