Stories tagged: smoke alarms
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019
Last October firefighters installed smoke alarms in a Spokane Valley home; that investment saved lives when the home caught fire Wednesday night.
A fire at a Spokane Valley mobile home on Wednesday would have turned out much worse if firefighters wouldn’t have responded to the same house last year, for a non-fire …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
If your smoke alarm is older than 10 years, it’s past due for a replacement. Residents often don’t know that, along with several other newer standards for home fire safety …
Sun., Oct. 13, 2013
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 …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009
Smoke detectors may have saved the lives of two couples this morning in separate house fires.