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Fire Prevention Week

October 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Don’t Wait – Check the Date During Fire Prevention Week

Did you know your smoke alarm has an expiry date? Most people don’t. Replace your smoke alarm every 10 years to make sure it stays in proper working condition. Learn how to check your smoke alarm’s expiry date.

How to tell if your smoke alarm is expired

Smoke alarms expire after 10 years. To find out how old your smoke alarm is follow these steps.

 

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  1. Remove the smoke alarm from the wall or ceiling.
  2. Look at the back of the alarm for the date of manufacture.
  3. If it was made less than 10 years ago, put the alarm back on the ceiling or wall.
  4. If it was made 10 or more years ago or you cannot find the manufacture date, replace the alarm with a new one.

 

 

 

Having trouble finding the date? Sparky will show you how in the video below.

 

Events

Fire prevention week is an opportunity to talk about fire safety and what you can do to make sure you, your family, and home are fire safe. This year’s events take place October 9-15 and the theme is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 years. Corner Brook  Fire Department is kicking off early at Canadian tire October 8.

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Details

Start:
October 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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