Change smoke alarm batteries when Standard Time returns



Home fires affect the lives of American families every 85 seconds. That’s why the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and more than 5,700 fire departments nationwide "keep going" and urge families to Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery™. Participation is easy. When you change your clocks back on Sun., Oct. 31, make sure to also change the battery in your smoke alarm.
Although smoke alarms are present in 95 percent of American homes, 20 percent do n...

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