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 supervisory signal at a constantly attended location is not required where the duct smoke detector activates the building's alarm-indicating appliances.
Hardwired interconnected smoke detectors all sound at the same time, even if only one detector senses 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.
Domestic smoke detectors should be checked weekly, however results show that only one in eight test their alarms weekly.
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.
If, however, you live in rented property check your rental agreement as your Landlord may be responsible for fitting and maintaining smoke detectors in the property.
However, they have had to pay out between RO5,000 and RO6,000 on items not covered, a figure that could have been drastically reduced if they had installed smoke detectors, which cost about RO5 each.
Install smoke detectors on every level of your home and near every sleeping area.
This just emphasises the need to install smoke detectors in your home."
"If they hadn't had the smoke detector the fire would have gone unnoticed a lot longer and then maybe by 7.30am or 8am we would have had a very different outcome - three fatalities.
Close doors at night - then the sound of a smoke detector will reach you before the smoke does.
In recording that Mr Tufft died as a result of an accident, the coroner said in this particular case a smoke detector would not have made any difference.