Prevention - It saves lives. As a proud supporter of the National Fire Protection Association's Fire Prevention Week initiative, ESFI wants to help you prevent tragedy and remind you how to be proactive with safety. Remember: Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.
Frequently tripped circuit breakers or flown fuses and cracking, sizzling or buzzing from outlets can be signs of an overloaded circuit. 47,700 home fires in the US are caused by electrical failure or malfunction each year.
Smoke alarms: replace every 10 years.
Batteries: test monthly, replace yearly
2/3 of fire deaths occur in homes with no, or non-functioning, smoke alarms
Have at least one smoke alarm on every floor, outside each sleeping area, and in every bedroom.
Remember: Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.