Important Reminder-Check Your Smoke Detectors

January 10th, 2022

The recent tragic event n Philadelphia highlights the importance of checking your smoke detectors regularly. If you haven’t done so, please take time do check them today!

Recent research indicates that modern house fires burn much faster than they did a few decades ago. Lightweight construction materials for homes and furnishings are much more volatile and fast-burning and fires can cause fires to burn even 8 times faster than they did before hardwoods were replaced with synthetics and non-hardwood. This highlights the importance of smoke detectors and exit plans! Read more by clicking here and find links to information about smoke detectors, fires escape plans and fire safety on our Fire & Ambulance page.