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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The incident has sparked calls for a scheme to install smoke detectors inside every residential home.
The use of smoke detectors in residential buildings is mandatory in many developed countries.
Every year people die because their smoke detectors didn't go off during a fire.
A dozen days later, 82-year-old James McDermott and 79-year-old Thelma McDermott died in a fire in their home in Methuen, where there were no working smoke detectors.
Fitting a smoke detector is simple and easy to maintain, you just need to check the battery once a month - there is no excuse not to do it.
ASI knows how crucial it is for every home to have functional smoke detectors.
BAHRAIN has been urged to launch a nationwide campaign to promote smoke detectors in a bid to prevent a repeat of a deadly fire that killed 13 Bangladeshis.
She used to have smoke detectors but they were taken down when she redecorated.
It turns out that the smoke detector had been removed, so he would have had no warning about what was happening.
A key provision of many local codes is that the resident is provided with written instructions on operating and maintaining the smoke detector.
We don't think the smoke detector was working correctly because it had not activated when we turned up.
PALMDALE - Days after four people died in a fire in a Carson home without a working smoke detector, Los Angeles County firefighters are giving out smoke detectors and batteries.