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Is your home or business protected through the use of smoke detectors? Have you replaced those smoke detectors in the last 10 years? Learn more about fire safety and prevention.

Here are some basic tips regarding fire safety:

  • Have working smoke detectors throughout your home or business, most importantly in sleeping areas and the kitchen.
  • Test the batteries in your smoke detector once a month. After ten years, smoke detectors should be replaced.
  • Make sure your family or business has an established escape plan in case of a fire.

Knowledge of fire safety is essential to keeping you and your family protected at all times. Click on the image below to watch a brief video on fire safety and prevention.


For more detailed information on fire safety and prevention, visit the following links:

















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