Your Smoke Alarms for Spring and Fall
Daylight saving time is a great opportunity to test your
United States Fire Administration (USFA) encourages you to check
your smoke alarms at least once a month, by pushing the test button
on the alarm.
USFA estimates that more than 2,500 people die in home fires
each year in the United States largely due to non-functioning smoke
alarms. A functioning smoke alarm can be the difference between
life and death.
offers these life-saving tips to protect your family from a home
Install smoke alarms in every bedroom;
Install interconnected smoke alarms in your home, so when one alarms
sounds they all sound; and
Replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old or older.
find more information to protect your household against a fire
on the USFA website.