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Smoke Alarms

Here's what you need to know!

Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of your home.
Test your smoke alarms every month.
When a smoke alarm sounds, get outside and stay outside.
Replace all smoke alarms in your home every 10 years


Smoke alarms by the numbers

In 2007-2011, smoke alarms sounded in half of the home fires reported to U.S. fire departments.
Three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
No smoke alarms were present in more than one-third (37%) of the home fire deaths.

Source: NFPA’s Smoke Alarm in U.S. Home Fires report, March 2014

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