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Brattleboro Fire Department Smoke Detector Reminder


The Brattleboro Fire Department would like to remind residents that when you turn back your clocks this Saturday night, Nov. 2, you should also change the batteries in all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

According to the department, 83% of all fire deaths occur in the home. The majority of those occur at night when people were asleep in homes without working smoke alarms.

This simple, life-saving habit of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors along with testing your smoke alarms monthly to make sure they’re working makes your home safer for you and your loved ones.

For questions about smoke alarms or any home safety information please call the Brattleboro Fire Department at 254-4831 or your local fire department.

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