Smoke Detectors

Investigators Return To Site Of Deadly Lowell FireFire investigators have returned to the scene of a fire in Lowell that claimed the lives of seven people, and will begin looking for a cause.
Family Member: Lowell Victims Had Large Number Of Fireworks In ApartmentMiddlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan promises a "long and thorough review" of the Lowell apartment building fire that killed seven people.
Deadly Fires Prompt Smoke & CO Alarm Warnings New Hampshire State Fire Marshal William Degnan says this is the deadliest time of the year for home fires and carbon monoxide poisonings.
8 Escape House Fire In Nashua, NH Eight people managed to escape an overnight fire in Nashua, New Hampshire, despite the home not having working smoke detectors.
Officials: Fatal Salem Fire Was AccidentalThe fire on Beacon Street may have been caused either by a candle or smoking materials.
Spring Ahead, Change Your Batteries: Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday morning, And as you "spring forward" an hour, state emergency officials suggest you use the occasion as a reminder to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Smoke Detectors Credited With Saving Lives In MattapanThe Boston Fire Department is crediting working smoke detectors with getting more than two dozen people out of their apartment buildings in Mattapan Friday morning when a three-alarm fire started.
Medical Minute: The Importance Of Smoke Alarms In Your HomeBZ's Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the importance of having smoke detectors in your home.
Boston One Step Closer To Photo-Electric Alarms In HomesWhat the city of Boston wants to require regarding smoke detectors might be different from what many residents have in their homes.
Boston City Leaders Push For Change In Smoke Detector LawThe type of smoke alarm you have will determine how quickly that detector goes off. Now, Boston city councilors are now pushing for a potentially life-saving change in the law.
Type Of Smoke Alarm Can Make Life-Death DifferenceMore than 3,000 people die in fires across the country each year. In Massachusetts, the number of deaths compared to last year is already on the rise.