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Check your smoke detectors

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by max13077, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Songster

    Last edited: Jan 4, 2009
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    We stick to changing our batteries when the time changes. Set your clock, check your batteries.....
  3. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Do a check every month......usually on the first of each month then I dont forget....I am fanatical about it, my grandmother died in a house fire... (apartment) started by her careless neighbour (underneath) my grandmother was the only person to die in that fire, she was on the top (4th floor).....

    I have never gotten over the circumstances......
  4. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    We too do a check every month.
    I also just replaced the batteries in the Carbon Monoxide detector

    that' another one everyone should have in their home and apt.
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    Absolutely! What a sad tragedy. The fire dept. that my DH works at, hands out smoke detectors for free. They will even send the fire fighters out to install them for you. If you don't have smoke detectors installed in your home or if they no longer work, please contact your local fire dept. and see if they have a program in place to get some installed.
  6. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    Tragic. We've had several housefires in our state, and unfortuantely, death came of some.

    Thank you for running this through. I always change mine around this time (the batteries) but with everything going on in my life lately, I had forgotten.
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2009

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