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From the Fire Marshal: Reset clocks, test smoke alarms

Posted: Friday, Nov 1st, 2013

Sunday marks the end of Daylight Savings Time, which serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Office of the State Fire Marshal urges residents while they go about their homes Saturday night, resetting their clocks back one hour, to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries.

“Smoke alarm technology has advanced and many now come with features such as long-life batteries,” said State Fire Marshal Mark Wallace. “So, I encourage residents to test their alarms before changing the battery.”

For the complete article see the 11-02-2013 issue.

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