Firefighters stress changing smoke detector batteries Daylight Saving Time weekend

Reminder: Change clock and check alarm batteries this weekend

Fire Marshal: Change Batteries When Changing Clocks

In order to make sure the detectors are working correctly the Firemen's Association of the State of NY urges homeowners to replace batteries in smoke alarms with a removable battery, test alarms that have sealed-in batteries and replace alarms that are over 10 years old.

Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed where they can be easily heard, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home.

March 11 marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. The National Fire Protection Association recommends the unit be replaced if it is more than 10 years old.

You are asked to test your smoke alarms every month and replace batteries at least once a year.

Smoke detectors are getting "more efficient" as well, says Yancey. Traditional smoke alarms are either powered by battery (a disposable 9-volt battery or non-replaceable 10-year lithium "long-life" battery) or they are hardwired into the home's electrical system.

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Anyone can walk into a store and purchase a smoke alarm for as little as $10.

Install smoke alarms. If someone doesn't have smoke alarms, install them. Tampering with or removing the batteries from your smoke and CO alarms is against the law.

Statistics show three out of five home fire deaths result from homes with no smoke alarm.

Ohioans shouldn't just move their clocks forward one hour this Sunday.

"Change your clocks and change your batteries" Sutton said. "Once everyone is out and meets there, they stay there" he said.

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Earlier this week the local Red Cross canvassed the Tree Lakes Community in Manatee County, installing 67 free smoke alarms and educating 34 families about fire safety.

For additional information on fire prevention and other safety tips, including how to create a home escape plan, visit the Division of Fire Prevention's website.

Sehlmeyer urges Michiganders to ensure family members, friends and neighbors over age 60 have working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes.

NFPA reports that about 2,500 people die in home fires every year in the United States. Experts say the best configuration includes one alarm on each floor of the house and inside sleeping areas.

Courtesy of the State Fire Marshal's website.

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