October 16, 2014

Fire Prevention Month Focuses on Working Smoke Alarms

October is Fire Prevention Month and this year’s theme focuses on the importance of working smoke alarms and knowing how old your alarms are.

Most of us pay close attention to expiration dates on food and medicine however many residents are unaware that smoke alarms also have expiration dates. All smoke alarms, hard-wired and battery powered expire and should be replaced every 10 years.

Get more information about the latest smoke alarm requirements.