Mar 082014
 

Spring ahead this Sunday and check your smoke alarm batteries

Spring forward this Sunday and check your smoke alarm batteries


Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, and a second chore, in addition to resetting clocks, comes with it.
“This is has been a difficult winter with fire deaths on the high end of average so far and winter is not over yet. The one common thread has been the lack of working smoke alarms, ” according to Jennifer Meith of the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Wayne Texeira of the Murphy Insurance Agency on Main Street adds an additional cleaning tip, “Check batteries and vacuum to remove dust. We want you to be safe.”

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