SAN FRANCISCO – Smoke detectors frequently produce more headaches than useful warnings. The devices have an irritating habit of shrieking when there’s no cause for alarm, and always seem to …
Two older residents smelled smoke this morning in their single-wide mobile home at the Flamingo Trailer Court in Spokane Valley and fled for safety before fire destroyed their home.
The state fire marshal’s office reminds Washington residents that the end of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday is a good time to remember to change smoke alarm batteries.
Once again the old calendar on the wall says it’s time to change the clock, trading an hour’s sleep for more evening sunshine.