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Smoke alarms

Wake up! Get a smoke alarm!


smoke_alarmA smoke alarm can give you those precious few minutes of warning which could help you and your family to get out safely if a fire broke out in your home. They cost less than £10 and are simple to install.

You should fit a smoke alarm on each level of your home and test the battery at least once a week, by pressing the test button until the alarm sounds.

Remember to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms every year (unless you have 10 year alarms).

Smoke alarms – what, where and how

In some circumstances North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service will supply smoke alarms free of charge as part of a home fire safety visit.

Book a visit online or contact us via our Fire Safety Advice Line on 01609 788545.

 Remember working smoke alarms save lives!

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