If you didn’t change batteries with the time change, do it now



The Ventura County Fire Department is reminding residents to change the batteries in their smoke alarms on an annual basis. An average of three children a day die in home fires and 80 percent of those occur in homes without working smoke alarms.
Non-working smoke alarms rob residents of the protective benefits home fire safety devices were designed to provide. The most commonly cited cause of non-working smoke alarms is worn or missing batteries.
Changing smoke alarm batteries at l...

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