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10/21/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2019 08:51

Fire Prevention Month: How to Keep Your Home Safe

October 21, 2019

October is National Fire Prevention Month, which focuses on raising awareness about fire safety and making homes safer in case of emergencies.

Did you know most home smoke detectors have only a 10-year shelf life? Now's a great time to replace them with newer, smarter technology that can be monitored through smart phones and apps. It's also important to place fire extinguishers on every level of the home for easy access.

Watch this video for tips on making homes and other places better equipped to prevent fires: