'Spring forward' and set your clocks on Sunday

'Spring forward' and set your clocks on Sunday

Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 am local time Sunday morning which means pushing clocks ahead one hour. Since you can not replace the lithium battery, replace the entire smoke alarm according to the alarm instruct ions.

New Yorkers are also encouraged to purchase ten-year smoke alarms, which are equipped with sealed in, non-removable batteries that last at least ten years. Non-working smoke alarms rob residents of the protective benefits home fire safety devices were created to provide.

"The annual change to daylight saving time is the ideal opportunity to make sure your smoke alarms are working properly", Hudgens said.

The National Fire Protection Association reports that 71 percent of smoke alarms that failed to operate had missing, disconnected or dead batteries.

If a person waits to change the batteries when they beep, they may or may not work.

- Never "borrow" a smoke detector's battery for another use.

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OR law requires ionization-only smoke alarms that are exclusively battery powered to come equipped with a hush feature and a 10-year battery. Make sure everyone in the household knows how to get out of every room and how to get out of the home in less than two minutes.

HOME FIRE CAMPAIGN Seven times a day someone in this country dies in a fire. Bagwell adds while your home's smoke alarm system may be hardwired, it's important to change backup batteries.

-Have an emergency exit plan in case of a fire.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. If you do not have a plan, now is a good time to develop one.

"Also, we will install smoke alarms in homes particular in at risk populations". If a battery is starting to lose its power, the unit will usually chirp to warn you.

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