While you are at it, the Milton Fire Department encourages residents to take a moment to replace batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
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Men and women of the Vermont Fire Service and the Vermont Division of Fire Safety encourage participation in the annual Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery Program.
"You should also install carbon monoxide alarms in your home and check them once a month", Brown said.
The same goes for your CO detector if its five to seven years old.
Nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in properties without a working smoke detector, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
The National Fire Protection Agency recommends that smoke alarms be replaced every 10 years. In regards to alerting the fire department, some are local only so that you still need to call for help, or are directly connected to your alarm system and notify help automatically.
- Interconnect all smoke alarms throughout your home so that when one sounds, they all sound.
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Install smoke alarms. If someone doesn't have smoke alarms, they should install them.
Either way, the alarms should be replaced about every 10 years. So far this year, 22 people across the state have died in 18 residential fires.
Essentially, there are three different types of smoke alarms: ionization, photoelectric, and dual sensor. Carbon monoxide alarms can also provide aid to residents.
"Testing your smoke alarms is a very easy thing to do", Merriman said. Additionally, develop an escape plan with your family or housemates with two ways out of each room.
Smoke alarms should be installed on every level of the home, outside sleeping areas and inside bedrooms.
That includes hard-wired smoke alarms as well as ones that are exclusively battery-powered, according to an Angie's List article that cites the National Fire Protection Association.
Bank Newport, which recently opened a branch in Cranston, is underwriting the smoke alarms, according to McDonald.