Vision 20/20 has released an excellent and detailed guide on how to create an effective home safety visit program in your department. It is also handy for the public to use to ensure home safety.
As of July 1, 2013, Maryland law requires homeowners to replace existing battery-operated smoke alarms with ones containing a 10-year sealed battery.
A downloadable flyer that briefly explains smoke alarms and their use in Maryland as well as nationally.
As of July 1, 2013, homeowners with battery-powered smoke alarms must update to long-life sealed-in battery smoke alarms. This law applies to homes with alarms more than 10 years old.
Get up to speed on the difference between Ionization and Photoelectric Smoke Alarms and the reason why it's best to have both in your household protecting you and your family.
The most important things you need to know are smoke alarms save lives and they should be in every home. Follow these important smoke alarm safety measures.
Home is where most people feel the safest – but it’s also where you are most likely to experience a fatal fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 85 percent of all fire fatalities – close to 2,650 people annually – occur in a home.
We've compiled a thorough list of questions homeowners have about smoke alarms. From the various types of smoke alarms available on the market, to which smoke alarm is best equipped to protect you and your family.