Smoke detectors save lives!

Most fire victims – around 70 per cent according to studies – have an accident at night within their own four walls. The danger is posed not so much by the fire, but by the smoke. Approximately 95 per cent of fire fatalities result from the effects of smoke inhalation.

Invest in a smoke alarm! By doing so, you protect yourself against fire and invest in your own safety.
To find out more about what you need to know before buying a smoke alarm, see our checklist for smoke detectors.

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