smoke detector

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smoke detector

n.
An alarm device that automatically detects the presence of smoke. Also called smoke alarm.
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For assistance with replacing your smoke alarm batteries, please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 847-818-5253.
The government has set aside $73 million to install the new smoke alarms.
According to the NFPA, three of every five home fire deaths in the United States result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
Cleveland Fire Brigade have had many reports to show the importance of smoke alarms.
A THIRD of homes involved in Coventry house fires last year either did not have a working smoke alarm fitted.
Research shows you are four times more likely to die in a fire if you live in a home without working smoke alarms.
Smoke alarms typically retail for $10 to $20 apiece.
Helen and George Borg, of Stanley Street West, North Shields, were asleep in bed when they were woken by the smoke alarm at about 12.
Under the new laws smoke alarms must be fitted on every floor of the property, as well as carbon monoxide alarms in properties that burn solid fuels.
Now there are smoke alarms available that have a "hush" button on them.