Correctly placed, working smoke alarms save lives

This is the second of five blogs on fire safety topics during our October observance of Fire Prevention Month.


Test your smoke alarm monthly.

Fifteen of every 16 homes have a smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association and United States Fire Administration. However, only three-quarters have a working smoke alarm.

Many homes do not have sufficient numbers of alarms or do not have them located in the correct places.
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