Setting back your clocks this week is a great reminder to test all the smoke alarms in your home to make sure they are operational, and to change any batteries that need changing.
If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and smoke alarms allow for time to get out. You need a smoke alarm on every level of your home!
Investigations into home fire deaths very often find that a smoke alarm did not sound. It may have been disconnected or not in working order. The batteries may have been dead, or someone may have taken them out.
Many fatal fires start at night, and smoke alone won’t necessarily wake you up. In fact, the fumes could put you into an even deeper sleep. Often, victims never wake up. Only a working smoke alarm can save your life.
Don’t delay, check all your smoke alarms today!