Clock springs ahead one hour Saturday night | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Clock springs ahead one hour Saturday night

Cal Fire is reminding Nevada County residents to replace the batteries in all smoke alarms when turning their clocks forward one hour this Saturday night for daylight- saving time.

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, 65 percent of residential fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or inoperable ones. Cal Fire has these tips:



– Test smoke alarms once a month.

– Replace batteries in smoke alarms twice a year.




– Don’t disable smoke alarms even temporarily.

– Regularly vacuum or dust smoke alarms to keep them working properly.

– Replace smoke alarms every 10 years.

– Practice fire drills so everyone in the family knows what to do if the smoke alarm goes off.

For more information visit the Cal Fire Web site at http://www.fire.ca.gov.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User