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Fire Prevention & Safety Tips
Have Working Smoke Alarms
Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.
Interconnect your home's smoke alarms. This way, when one sounds, they all sound.
Teach children the sound of the smoke alarm and to exit the home/building when it sounds.
Place alarms on the ceiling four inches from the wall; alarms on the wall must be four to 12 inches below the ceiling.
Smoke alarms should be tested monthly.
Smoke alarm batteries should be changed at least once a year.
All smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years.
Working smoke alarms
cut your risk of dying in a residential fire by 50%.
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