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  • 9/21/2017

    Fire Prevention Open House

    What: Fire Prevention Open House
    When: October 10, 2017 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Where: Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue, 815 South Main Street

    Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue Urges Residents to Install Smoke Detectors in Every Bedroom.

    It's time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 8-14 Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote the theme, "Don't Wait - Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years." This message effectively serves to remind us that we need working smoke alarms in the correct locations to give us the time to get out safely.

    According to the latest NFPA research, almost five million households still do not have any smoke alarms. Three out of five home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. Half of home fire deaths result from fires reported at night between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. when most people are asleep. The risk of dying in reported home structure fires is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms.
    Among the safety tips that firefighters and safety advocates will be emphasizing:
    •Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of your home.
    •Test your smoke alarms every month.
    •When a smoke alarm sounds, get outside and stay outside.
    • Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years.
    • Make sure you know how old all the smoke alarms are in your home.
    • To find out how old a smoke alarm is, look at the date of manufacture on the back of the alarm; the alarm should be replaced 10 years from that date.
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