O’Fallon FD: Change smoke alarm batteries when changing clocks Mar. 13

Change batteriesO’FALLON – The O’Fallon Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to remind residents that when you change your clocks for the start of daylight savings time on March 13, 2016, it’s also a great idea to change the batteries in your home smoke detectors.

The O’Fallon Fire Department actively supports the Change Your Clocks/Change Your Batteries program. The program promotes the changing of all household smoke detector batteries twice a year in order to raise awareness of the importance of properly working household smoke detectors. It is proven that working smoke detectors save lives.

Residents with questions and/or concerns about updated smoke alarm requirements should contact the O’Fallon Fire Department at (618) 624-4515.