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Hard Wired Smoke Detectors

Battery Operated Hard Wired The General Assembly of the State of Delaware enacted House Bill 216 to amend Title 16 of the Delaware Code relating to Fire Prevention. The Delaware Fire Detection Fund Act empowers the State Fire Prevention Commission to adopt rules and regulations to administer the installation of Hard Wired Smoke Detectors. This […]

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Battery Operated Smoke Detectors

Battery Operated Hard Wired There are two types of smoke detector technologies available, ionization smoke detectors and photoetectric smoke detectors. Because there is no way to predict when a fire will start or the type of fire that may occur in your home, it is recommended that both (ionization and photoelectric) technologies be used in […]

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Smoke Detectors

Battery Operated Hard Wired What is the Smoke Detector Law? Delaware Code, Title 16, Chapter 66, Section 6631 requires the installation of smoke detectors on EACH level of ALL one- and two-family dwellings, mobile homes, modular homes, and townhouses. This law required ALL residential occupancies to have the required smoke detection devices installed by July […]

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Emergency Recall Order Smoke Alarms DST March 2011 Winter Fire Safety News Release Winter Fire Safety Tips Current News from the State Fire Marshal’s Office

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