The Newton Fire Department has several smoke detectors to install in your home at no cost. These fires cause almost 2,500 deaths and billions of dollars in damage.
Kube said it's not just smoke alarms that need to be watched.
Three out of five fire deaths result from fires at properties without smoke alarms (38 percent) or with no working smoke alarms (21 percent). Older adults also have an increased risk of dying in a fire. So far in 2016, the media has reported 69 home fire fatalities in California.
One of the ways we can show our gratitude to the women and men who so generously agree to provide protection against fire is to do our part to prevent fires.
"The main goal is raising awareness on fire prevention", said Capt. John Booher of the Anchorage Fire Dept. "Fire prevention is historically significant, too". "Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years".
When an emergency happens, like a fire at your home, it's easy to panic.
The Assignack Fire Department will be making presentations at Assignack Public School this week and are available to inspect homes and fire alarms upon request.
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If the alarm chirps, warning that the battery is low, replace the entire smoke alarm right away. "If it's more than 10 years, their effectiveness starts to diminish and so we want them replaced so that early warning is in place". And that life is 10 years.
A smoke alarm's age can be determined by looking on the back or side of the smoke alarm, where the date of manufacture can be found. Smoke alarms should be replaced 10 years from that date - not the date of purchase or installation. "We have referrals all the time, someone needs a smoke alarm", he said. Use that date, not the date when you installed it, as the measure for when the smoke alarm should be replaced. "Check them every month at least to make sure they are working with working batteries", Hoffman said.
"Home fires are not like in the movies", said Vanden Heuvel.
Can everyone get themselves out alone?
"You welcome them in your front door and turn them loose", said homeowner Connie Mullins. You will not be sure everyone can get out if you haven't practiced.
Statistics for Sussex County are not readily available, but statewide, there were 55 fatalities past year due to fire, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.