Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Why you need them; what can happen if you don't have them

It’s time change weekend. We fall back to Standard Time overnight Saturday. It also serves as reminder to replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and test them. Fire services across the region have been fanning out in their communities checking for and talking with residences about carbon monoxide alarms, which became mandatory in homes in 2014. There are still homes that are not equipped them; others that are not installed properly. We get the goods on carbon monoxide alarms – where they should be installed, what you should do if the alarm sounds and what the ramification are if you don’t have one – from Carrie Clark-Weatherup at the Barrie Fire and Emergency Service…

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