Replace smoke detector batteries when you fall back
By Greg Summers
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 8:00 pm
A smoke detector doubles your chances of surviving a home fire, but only if it works. That’s why the Lancaster County Fire Chiefs Association is reminding residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors this weekend to coincide with the 2 a.m. Saturday change back to standard time. Ken Walters, assistant chief of Kershaw Fire Department, is president of the Lancaster County Fire Chiefs Association. Walters said a properly operating smoke alarm is an easy and inexpensive way that almost cuts the odds of dying in a home fire in half.
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