Kidde Recalls Combination Smoke/CO Alarms

Name of product: Kidde NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

Hazard: The alarm can fail to continue to chirp when it reaches its seven year end of life if the batteries are replaced, leading consumers to believe it is still working. This poses a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire or CO incident in their home.

Visit This Link For Remedy Info: https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2016/kidde-recalls-combination-smoke-co-alarms

Safe Neighborhood Campaign

Unless you see a fire start, you can only find out there is a fire if you’re awake to smell the smoke. If you happen to be asleep, a smoke alarm is the only way to save your life and the lives of everyone sleeping in your home. Smoke alarms are intended to sound an alarm when they sense smoke. Smoke rises so place the alarms near the ceiling or directly onto the ceiling. Make sure there is a smoke alarm on every level of the home, inside each bedroom, and outside each sleeping area. Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for installation and lifespan of smoke alarms.

Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department is invested into helping to ensure that all residents have properly working smoke alarms. Find out how we can help!

Aging and Disability Resource Collaborative of Northwest Michigan

The ADRCNM is a network of over 30 Partner organizations across northwest Michigan, empowering people to make informed decisions about support services for older adults and disabled persons of any age, and helping individuals easily access those services.

Support services means resources needed to maintain quality of life – help with daily activities, applying for Medicare or Medicaid, assistive technology devices or home modifications, recreational or support group opportunities, adult day care or respite care options, assistance for children with developmental delays, and the list goes on.

It is easy to contact the ADRCNM by calling 1-866-642-4582 (during normal business hours). The ADRCNM is also available at info@adrcnmi.org or www.adrcnmi.org.

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