Smoke alarms now have two important new features, a battery that will last a decade and another that should stop people from taking batteries out of the alarms or disconnecting them.  If you’ve ever burned something on the stove and had to listen to the smoke alarm ring out you know the annoyance. But taking a battery out to silence the alarm can be dangerous if you forget to put it back in.

Fire Safety Alliance Director Phil Zaleski says a smarter alarm is a safer one.

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October is National Fire Prevention Month.



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