Fire Safety

​Learn the sounds of fire safety 

smoke alarm.pngIs there a beep or a chirp coming out of your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm? What does it all mean? Knowing the dfference can save you, your home, and your family! Make sure everyone in the home understands the sounds of the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and knows how to respond. Learn the sounds of your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms by checking the user guide or search the brand and model online.

The theme of Fire Prevention Week for 2021 is "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!" which aims to educate about the different sounds that smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make. Understanding the sounds of your alarms can help you to take action to keep you and your family safe. For more resources check out the National Fire Prevention Association's Fire Prevention Week resources.
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