Stay safe. Replace the batteries in your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector at least once a year. The Roseville Fire Department suggests changing batteries at the end of Daylight Saving Time on November 3.
In addition to replacing batteries annually, smoke alarms and CO detectors should be replaced at least once every 10 years.According to the State Fire Marshall, residential fires account for more than 80% of all fire deaths in Minnesota. Two-thirds of fire deaths are in homes with no smoke alarm or a smoke alarm that does not work.Roseville firefighters will assist seniors or people with disabilities to change batteries in smoke detectors and CO detectors. Call 651-792-7009 to schedule time for a firefighter to visit your home.