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Help NFPA spread Fire Prevention Week messages through Twitter and Facebook.

  • #FirePreventionWeek is Oct. 9-15. “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace smoke alarms every 10 years” is the theme
  • It’s #FirePreventionWeek, so Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace smoke alarms every 10 years
  • Smoke alarms need to be replaced every 10 years, so don’t wait – check the date of your smoke alarms!
  • How old is your smoke alarm? Check the date of manufacture on the back of the alarm to find out!
  • Working smoke alarms can mean the difference between life & death in a fire. Make sure yours are working!
  • Is it time to replace the smoke alarms in your home? If they’re 10 years old, the answer is yes!
  • NFPA survey shows that few people know how old their smoke alarms are, or how often to replace them.
  • Take the @NFPA #FirePreventionWeek quiz and test your smoke alarm knowledge!
  • Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half. Test yours every month: #FirePreventionWeek
  • When smoke alarms fail to operate it’s usually because batteries are missing, disconnected or dead  #FirePreventionWeek
  • Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area & on every level of your home #FirePreventionWeek
  • When @NFPA’s @Sparky the Fire Dog asks people how often smoke alarms should be tested, he gets a range of answers. 
  • @NFPA’s @Sparky the Fire Dog asks people where smoke alarms should be located at home. See what they say! 
  • @NFPA’s @Sparky the Fire Dog asks people how often smoke alarms should be replaced - & shares the right answer! 
  • Download the @NFPA smoke alarm safety tip sheet & keep your family safe!

  • This Match Game from @Sparky_Fire_Dog helps teach kids about smoke alarms while they have fun! #FirePreventionWeek

  • This @NFPA video has latest info on types, placement & special features of smoke alarms #FirePreventionWeek
  • This @NFPA video explains why smoke alarms are 1 of the best safety inventions for your home. #FirePreventionWeek
  • The @NFPA Smoke Alarm Installation Guide helps you & community with proper install & maintenance #FirePreventionWeek


  • “Don’t Wait – Check the Date: Replace Your Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years!” That’s the theme for Fire Prevention Week this October 9-15. So don’t delay - check the date of your smoke alarms today!
  • Smoke alarms don’t last forever! How often do you think the need to be replaced?
  • Smoke alarms need to be replaced at least every 10 years. Learn how you can check the age of your smoke alarms.
  • In one-fifth of all homes with smoke alarms, the smoke alarms aren’t working. Make sure yours are working by testing them monthly!
  • Download NFPA’s Smoke Alarm safety tip sheet for information and facts that will help keep your family safe. (It’s also available in Spanish!)
  • When Sparky the Fire Dog® asks people how often they think smoke alarms should be replaced, he gets some interesting answers!
  • Smoke alarms reduce your risk of dying in reported fires in half. Make sure yours are installed, tested and maintained properly!
  • Did you know smoke alarms need to be installed in every bedroom of your home? It’s true! They also need to be installed on every level of the home and outside each sleeping area.
  • Ionization, photoelectric, combination alarms – oh my! Learn about the different types of smoke alarms and how they work to protect you and your loved ones in the event of a home fire.