by Melissa Gilbo, CISR on Dec 14, 2015
Did you know that you should replace your smoke alarms every 10 years? In Massachusetts, all homes must be equipped with smoke alarms and one- and two-family homes built before 1975 must have working alarms that are less than 10 years-old before they can be sold. Major manufacturers of smoke alarms indicate they have a service life of about 10 years and recommend replacement after that.
The Groveland Fire Department, in conjunction with State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan, is participating in a statewide smoke alarm public awareness campaign, titled “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With,” to remind residents about the importance of replacing aging smoke alarms. To read the full article click here.
The gift of new smoke alarms might be a good holiday gift giving idea this holiday season! You never know, your gift could save a life!
Wishing you a Safe and Happy Holiday Season!