Archive for Smoke Detectors & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

How Power Surges and Loose Electrical Connections Affect Fire Detectors

How Power Surges and Loose Electrical Connections Affect Fire Detectors

Linked smoke detectors function on the 120-volt AC electrical system that is hardwired into a building or residence. Most have backup batteries to power the smoke alarms in the event of a power outage. Hardwired smoke alarms are vulnerable to power surges, which may cause…

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Smoke Detectors And Carbon Monoxide Alarms Available for At-Risk Loveland Residents

Smoke Detectors And Carbon Monoxide Alarms Available for At-Risk Loveland Residents

In Loveland, CO the Fire Rescue Authority (LFRA) has collaborated with the Lauren Project. It has received a FEMA grant to give smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to community residents that at-risk. Low income, disabled and senior residents are able to have working devices. Free…

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