Susan McKelvey

Working smoke alarms save family of five

Blog Post created by Susan McKelvey Employee on Jun 26, 2014

A home fire broke out Sunday morning in Beverly, England, when a fire pit used earlier that day ignited nearby garden furniture and spread to fencing near the home’s garage. It was an extensive fire that caused significant damage.

Thanks to working smoke alarms, two adults and three children escaped unharmed prior to the arrival of the fire service.

Smoke alarms central“The smoke alarm did its job and alerted the family to the fire, it could have been a far different outcome had this not happened. I urge all residents to ensure they have working smoke alarms in their homes. If a fire does break out, it could save your life,” said Steve Hellewell, community safety manager at Humberside Fire and Rescue Service.
 
Smoke alarms can and do make a life-saving difference in a fire. Use this story as a reminder to test yours today!

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