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‘A terrifying trend’: Firefighters find no working smoke alarms in over 100 homes in Brampton

By Ryan Rumbolt,   

Headlines News smoke alarms

Aug. 15, 2023, Brampton, Ont. – Brampton Fire and Emergency Services firefighters have been going door-to-door as part of the Home Safe Home Program, educating the public on the importance of having working smoke detectors. Of the more than 4,000 homes visited so far this year, BFES has done more than 450 smoke and CO alarm inspections and installations, finding more than 25 per cent of homes had no working smoke detectors. reports. | READ MORE

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