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Remember to change your clock tonight -- and change batteries

Published 11/03/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

Statistics collected from Minnesota fire departments in 2011 reveal that the peak time for home fire fatalities is between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., and 29 percent of residential fire deaths that year occurred in homes without working smoke alarms. Those are two reasons the State Fire Marshal supports the annual “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” campaign.

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