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Red Cross Asks: TEST Your Smoke Alarms as You TURN Your Clocks Forward

Daylight saving time began March 10, and the American Red Cross encourages everyone to test their smoke alarms as they turn their clocks forward to ensure the devices are working.

"Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half as you only have about two minutes to get out," said Scott O'Connell, regional disaster officer for the Red Cross of Montana. "Every second counts when there's a home fire, and the sooner an alarm alerts you to a fire, the sooner you can get to a safer place. When you turn your clocks forward this weekend, test your smoke alarms too to help prevent a...


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