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    New Smoke Detector Technology Can Save Lives!

    It’s the time of year again when days grow shorter and nights longer and for most of the U.S., clocks “fall back” an hour. This twice annual time change serves as an excellent reminder to replace smoke...

    • Posted November 1, 2015
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  • What You Need To Know About Carbon Monoxide Detectors

    It’s tasteless, it’s odorless, it’s colorless and, what’s worse, it’s the number one cause of accidental poisoning deaths in America. It’s carbon monoxide, a highly poisonous gas formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon. It is present...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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    Safety: Smoke Detectors

    Here are some statistics that may shock you. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), “U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,240,000 fires. These fires resulted in 3,240 civilian fire fatalities, 15,925 civilian fire injuries...

    • Posted June 20, 2015
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  • Avoid Carbon-Monoxide Poisoning

    You’re sitting watching television, you feel lightheaded and nauseous. You think to yourself that a cold is coming on. Friends come to the front door. And, as you open it to let them in, the ill feelings...

    • Posted May 18, 2014
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  • Carbon Monoxide Is No Joke

    Comedian George Burns was born on January 20, 1896. He and his wife Gracie Allen made us laugh, but one thing they took seriously (as all of us should) was the ever-present danger of carbon monoxide. Why?...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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