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Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery - Test Your Detector this weekend
As you spring forward with the beginning of daylight savings time this weekend remember when you Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery - Test Your Detector to help protect your family from a home fire.
A home fire impacts the life of an American family every 85 seconds. By providing an early warning and critical extra seconds to escape, smoke alarms drastically reduces your family’s risk of losing a life in a home fire – but only if they work.
So when you turn your clocks ahead on March 10th, also make a lifesaving change in your household – change the batteries in your smoke or carbon monoxide detectors and press the test button to make sure it works. This simple habit takes just a moment, but it’s the best defense your family has against the devastating effects of a home fire.