safety http://kmuw.org en Change Your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries http://kmuw.org/post/change-your-clocks-change-your-smoke-alarm-batteries <p>The Wichita Fire Department is reminding residents to change their smoke alarm batteries at the same time they change their clocks for daylight saving time Sunday.</p><p></p><p>Wichita Fire Captain Stuart Bevis says a functioning smoke alarm is one of the most vital pieces of equipment in your home.</p><p>"Smoke alarms are a very vital tool in our home safety and to alert us in case of an emergency," he says. "So along with testing our smoke alarms every month these two times a year when we change our clocks, we want to change batteries on any smoke alarms that have batteries."</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:48:16 +0000 Carla Eckels 13862 at http://kmuw.org Change Your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries