As Daylight Savings approaches, keep NFPA’s smoke alarm battery messages in mind

The long-standing “Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries” campaign (which was not created by NFPA, contrary to popular belief) encourages the public to change their smoke alarm batteries when turning back clocks in the fall and ahead in the spring.
This year, on Sunday, March 14, states throughout the U.S. will be turning their clocks forward. Many people will use this event as a reminder to…

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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