Oct. 5-11th. – Fire Prevention Week
Fire Prevention Week raises public awareness of fire prevention and safety in your communities. The theme “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives – Test Yours Every Month Your safety is your responsibility. Only working smoke alarms save lives. In fact, smoke alarms can increase your chances of surviving a fire by up to 50%! Make sure you:
- Test smoke alarms monthly.
- Change the batteries once a year.
- Replace smoke alarms after 10 years.
- Develop and practice a home fire escape plan with everyone in your household.