make testing you smoke alarms a regular occurrence – starting when the clocks go back this weekend.
many of these blazes could have be prevented if householders had a working smoke alarm.
Putting the clocks forward or back has become almost second nature to all of us, but so should checking that your smoke alarm is in good working order.
We want everyone to make a point of regularly testing the alarms.
It doesn’t take long and a working smoke alarm can buy you valuable time to get out of a fire situation safely and dial 999
As you put your clocks back on October 29 or 30, take an extra moment to push the button – it could save your life