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Reset clocks and check alarms this weekend

Posted: Friday, Mar 7th, 2014

Sunday, March 9, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. Readers are reminded to “spring forward” and adjust their clocks one hour ahead. The change also serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms.

The state fire marshal urges residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries.

“Smoke alarm technology has advanced and many now come with 10-year batteries or are tamper-proof,” said Interim State Fire Marshal Jim Walker. “So, I encourage residents to test their alarms before changing the battery.”

For the complete article see the 03-08-2014 issue.

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