Home » National Fire Protection Week 2016

National Fire Protection Week 2016

National Fire Protection Week
October 9-15, 2016

Santa Fe Fire Protection is proud to take part in National Fire Protection Week. This year is the final year of a campaign promoting Smoke Alarm Replacement Every 10 years. It’s a fact that when it comes to fire safety in the home, it’s smart to replace smoke alarms. If you aren’t sure how old your smoke alarms are it’s time to replace them. We are ready to help you make your home safer by replacing all the smoke alarms.

To schedule an appointment with
Santa Fe Fire Protection call 505-438-8128

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of our three-year effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Because National Fire Protection Association’s survey data shows that the public has many misconceptions about smoke alarms, which may put them at increased risk in the event of a home fire. For example, only a small percentage of people know how old their smoke alarms are, or how often they need to be replaced.

As a result of those and related findings, National Fire Protection Association us addressing smoke alarm replacement this year with a focus on these key messages:

  • Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years.
  • Make sure you know how old all the smoke alarms are in your home.
  • To find out how old a smoke alarm is, look at the date of manufacture on the back of the alarm; the alarm should be replaced 10 years from that date.

2016_950x180_lo