Do not forget to check your smoke alarms as you change your clocks

Do not forget to check your smoke alarms as you change your clocks

Do not forget to check your smoke alarms as you change your clocks

When you "spring forward" this weekend, don't forget to change your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector batteries when you change your clocks, says acting State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego.

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11.

Through inspection programs, through public education or people calling in, the fire department will urge that those smoke alarms be changed as soon as possible.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in structures without working smoke alarms.

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New Yorkers are also encouraged to purchase ten-year smoke alarms, which are equipped with sealed in, non-removable batteries that last at least ten years. The group says that any alarms or detectors that are more than 10 years old should be replaced.

TFR recommends you have a smoke detector in every bedroom outside each sleeping area and on every level of your home. A working smoke alarm can double the chances of survival by increasing the amount of time a person has to escape a fire in their home.

Smoke detectors are getting "more efficient" as well, says Yancey. Make sure everyone can hear the alarm and knows what it sounds like. If the alarm chirps on these units, warning that the battery is low, replace the entire smoke alarm right away.

Test alarms once a month using the test button. "If it doesn't have a date on it, it's over 10-years-old".

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