The CFA is warning the community that out-of-date smoke alarms could be a liability in an emergency.
CFA chief officer Steve Warrington said the CFA recommended installing hard-wire 240-volt 10-year photoelectric smoke alarms with a long-life lithium battery in a tamper-proof chamber.
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For more information about smoke alarms, visit: www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/smoke-alarms/