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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 …


Replace a home’s older smoke alarms for safer sleeping

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 …


Smoke detectors that don’t alarm

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 …


Smoke alarms alert fire victims

Smoke detectors may have saved the lives of two couples this morning in separate house fires.