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New Year’s Resolution – Test your smoke alarms

By Published January 11, 2018

Make a new year’s resolution: Install smoke alarms and test every week in 2018 – and beyond.

With the New Year underway, Cleveland Fire Brigade is asking people to ensure they have working smoke alarms and to test them weekly as one of their New Year’s resolutions.

Shockingly, of the 147 accidental house fires Cleveland Fire Brigade attended last year, 40% of homes didn’t have smoke alarms. Smoke, the silent killer, is responsible for over half of all deaths in accidental fires in the home.

Working smoke alarms can give people the wake-up call they need to escape…

Find out more at www.clevelandfire.gov.uk. Cleveland Fire Brigade are also on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.

 

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