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Smoke Detectors: Proven to Save Lives

The City of Milwaukee continues to see tragic fires in which smoke detectors were removed or not operating, and lives have been lost.

It is critically important for Milwaukee residents to have working smoke detectors in their homes. It is an early detection and life-saving device in the event of a fire. It can give you and your family those extra seconds that count when faced with smoke and flames.

Check your smoke detector today, and make sure to check it on a monthly basis. If you do not have a working smoke detector you can request one to be installed by calling the Milwaukee Fire Department Smoke Detector Hotline (414) 286-8980.