Kidde Recalls Over 200K Smoke Alarms Over Failure To Warn Of FireKidde has issued a recall for thousands of smoke alarms and combination smoke-carbon monoxide detection alarms due to a risk of them failing to warn of fire.
Smoke Sensors Sold With Fire Alarms Recalled Due To Failure To Alert FiresHoneywell recalled a photoelectric smoke sensor sold with fire alarm systems on June 21, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported.
Kidde Recalling Thousands Of Smoke Detectors Over Manufacturing FlawHundreds of thousands of smoke detectors are being recalled over a flaw that could keep them from working properly.
Volunteers Hoping To Save Lives With Smoke Detector Program In CityVolunteers from the American Red Cross and Calvary Baptist Church went door to door in the Hill District Tuesday, installing free smoke detectors for residents.
Consumer Reports: Best Smoke & CO DetectorsThere are basically two types of fires: smoky, smoldering fires that are best detected by alarms with photoelectric sensors and fast fires with flames that are best detected by alarms with ionization sensors.
Family Of 4 Escapes North Side House FireOfficials are looking into the cause of a fire that forced 4 people out of their home.
Absentee Landlords A Growing Problem In McKeesportFire investigators say the McKeesport home where a fatal fire started last weekend did not have any smoke detectors.
Firefighters Urge Importance Of Maintaining Smoke AlarmsWe changed the clocks this past weekend and firefighters are reminding everyone to also change the batteries in their smoke detectors.
Daylight Savings A Time To Update Smoke AlarmsOfficials are urging people to change smoke detector batteries, along with changing back their clocks tonight.