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House Fires – Time Change Is Time to Change Smoke Alarm Batteries

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At 2:00 a.m. Sunday, November 2, 2008, Daylight Savings Time ends. Remember to set your clock back 1 hour. However, now is a good time to change the batteries in your home’s smoke alarms.

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, nearly 5,000 Americans die each year in fires, and 80 percent of those deaths result from home fires.

Statistics show that more American’s are killed from fire each year than from all natural disasters combined.

Don’t be a statistic! Change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend when you move your clocks back 1 hour.