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Newsnet5 Cleveland Follow-Up Story on Photoelectric Testing & Legislation

CLEVELAND – New safety laws are coming to Ohio Wednesday and it all started with a 5 on your side investigation.  We’ve been showing you the difference between ionization and photoelectric alarms for more than three years. Now, the state is requiring that all new construction have photoelectric alarms installed. Watch the story HERE

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WAFB TV 9 Baton Rouge, LA Conducts Smoke Alarm Tests

(WAFB/WBRC) – A recent test shows which type of smoke detector you have in your home could make a big difference in how fast you’re alerted to a fire. National Fire Protection Association statistics show half of all fire deaths are due to smoke inhalation and a common type of smoke alarm may be partially to

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Former Indiana State Fire Marshal Issues Urgent Smoke Alarm Warning

WTHR Channel 13 Indiana recently interviewed former Indiana State Fire Marshal Roger Johnson who wants to prevent fire fatalities by warning the public to choose an alarm that can better warn a sleeping family of a slow-burning, smoldering fire. A photoelectric alarm. Mr. Johnson wrote a message to the public that all families must read! Download

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KPRC Channel 2 Houston “Will Smoke Detectors Keep Your Home Safe?”

November 17, 2015  |  KPRC Channel 2 Houston Investigates Ionization Smoke Alarm Failures. HOUSTON – It’s the middle of the night and your house catches fire. At this point, the most valuable thing in your home is your smoke detector, which is designed to sound the alarm when fire breaks out. That smoke detector’s sole purpose

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The Today Show Australia Investigates Smoke Alarms

‘Today Investigates: Smoke Alarms’ Channel 9 Australia ‘Today Show’ 23 September 2015. Since June 2006 Australian and New Zealand Fire Brigades have been advocating for photoelectric smoke alarms. Australian Fire Brigades and the Logan City Council are urging legislation is passed to make photoelectric smoke alarms mandatory in all Australian homes. Watch the news story

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Photoelectric Smoke Alarms Save Family While Ionization Alarm Stays Silent

From Chagrin Falls, Ohio Fire Department: “Two people…scratch that, the wife was pregnant….three Chagrin Valley residents are alive this morning thanks to Photoelectric Smoke Alarms. They had three alarms, a Photoelectric on the first floor, Photoelectric in the basement, and Ionization on the second floor outside the bedrooms. Both Photoelectric Smoke Alarms Activated and the

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NewsNet5 (Cleveland) Airs Ohio’s New Photoelectric Smoke Alarm Requirements

NewsNet5 in Cleveland Ohio aired the story on the new photoelectric smoke alarm language in the Residential Code of Ohio. This code covers new construction of all one, two and three family homes. This language requiring photoelectric smoke alarms will certainly save lives! Watch/read Part 1 of the story HERE Watch/read Part 2 of the story HERE

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