Officials Reminding Everyone To Change Smoke Detector Batteries

With Saturday night's time change, fire officials are reminding everyone to check your smoke detector battery.

Fire officials say already more than 200 people in the United States have died this year after a house fire, many had no working smoke detector in the home. Firemen say everyone needs to make sure both the battery and the smoke alarm are working.

"If your batteries die in your remote, you're gonna get up and change them. This will save your life so you need good, fresh batteries in your smoke detectors," said Pikeville Firefighter Randy Courtney.

Fireman say it's always good to change the battery twice a year and the time change is an easy way to remember when.

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