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Smoke Alarm Fact Sheet

Properly installed and maintained smoke alarms are cost effective tools that will provide around the clock protection from the harmful effects of fire and smoke in your home, as well as peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Residential fire deaths have decreased steadily as the number of homes with working smoke alarms has increased. Reports from the National Fire Protection Association show that people have nearly a 50 percent chance of surviving a fire if their home is equipped with properly installed, working smoke alarms. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions regarding installation and maintenance of smoke alarms.

Mark Novak
Fire Chief

Mike Vaughan
Fire Marshal