We'll all lose an hour of sleep when we turn the clocks forward on Sunday, March 10. And that's a great wake-up call to change (and test) our smoke alarm batteries. For the best protection (and peace of mind), install smoke alarms on every level of the home, outside every sleeping area and in every bedroom. If batteries were recently changed, it's still very important to conduct your monthly test of your smoke alarms. It could save a life! Did you know that having a working smoke alarm reduces a...
Reminder: when you change your clocks back 1 hour tonight, please remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms & carbon monoxide detectors. These devices have proven to save lives, with several instances this past year locally in Contra Costa County.The CCCFPD also has a smoke detector program available if you meet the following minimum requirements:If you are... 60 years or older, you own your own home or, you are disabled, you are qualified to receive a free smoke alarm with insta...
Be sure to "spring forward" and change your clocks on Sunday morning, March 11th. Be sure to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors as well. If you recently changed the batteries in the Fall, be sure to check them and make sure they work properly. Please pass this important information on to family, friends, and co-workers. Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors can save your life! Fire Safety Tips