Notes From Nelson
January 4, 2023
Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.
Smoke alarms should be installed in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and on every level of the home.
There are two kinds of alarms. Ionization smoke alarms are quicker to warn about flaming fires. Photoelectric alarms are quicker to warn about smoldering fires. It is best to use both types of alarms in the home.
For the best protection, smoke alarms should be interconnected, so that when...