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COOLEST STOCKING STUFFER? Smoke Alarms!
Nearly two-thirds of fire deaths happen in homes without working smoke alarms. Smoke alarms cut your chances of dying in a house fire in half. You are at greatest risk when you’re asleep, so make sure your smoke alarms are up to-date, working, and installed correctly. What better way to say “I love you” this holiday season than with new smoke alarms?
Confused by the many different products on the market? Not sure what to buy? Find out more below, but don’t worry too much . . . all smoke alarms available in Oregon stores meet current safety standards. Here is what’s really important:
SMOKE ALARM PRODUCTS
There are two main smoke alarm types, ionization and photoelectric. Both types come in portable and hard-wired models. All of them are effective. Basic alarms cost between $10 and $40 each, and last up to 10 years.
Call Portland Fire & Rescue at 503-823-3700 and talk to our Public Education staff. We’ll be happy to help.
Working smoke alarms save lives!