Daylight-saving time begins Sunday, March 13th... a time to spring forward and change your clock.
But many area fire departments want to use it as a reminder to change and test the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.
A working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can provide the critical seconds people need to escape a tragedy. As springtime approaches, fire officials from Charlotte Fire Department urge residents to take the time to protect themselves and their loved ones from the tragedy of fire and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.