Monthly Archives: October 2016

When the Smoke Detector Alarm Sounds: Three Steps to Safety

Make sure everyone in the home knows the sound and understands what to do when they hear a smoke alarm. Being prepared for home emergencies can help ease fears and anxieties before, during and after an emergency. We strongly encourages … Continue reading

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Where to Place Smoke Alarms in Your Home

WHERE TO PLACE SMOKE ALARMS IN YOUR HOME Smoke Alarms should be in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area, and on every level of your home, INCLUDING the basement. Larger homes may require additional alarms. For best protection, install … Continue reading

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Smoke Alarms in the House

WHAT IS A SMOKE ALARM? Smoke alarms are tools that can tell if there is smoke in the air. They work even if you can’t smell smoke. A smoke alarm looks like a small dish or dinner plate on the … Continue reading

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This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years!”

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Because survey data shows that the public has many misconceptions about … Continue reading

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