Sleepy Hollow Fire Department
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NY law mandates 10-year batteries for smoke alarms
NY law mandates 10-year batteries for smoke alarms

New N.Y.S. Smoke Detector Law - Effective April 1st, 2019

April 01

All smoke detectors sold in New York State AFTER April 1, 2019, are required to be powered by a 10-year, sealed, non-removable battery, or hardwired to the home.

This does not affect your currently installed smoke detectors.
Important to note, smoke detectors have an estimated life of around 10 years before they become unreliable.

Breakdown of the new smoke alarm requirements for homes

Effective ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Christmas Tree and Holiday Safety

December 10

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly.

After Christmas Get rid of the tree after Christmas or when it is dry. Dried-out trees are a fire danger and should not be left in the home or garage, or placed outside against the home.

Check with your local community to find a recycling program. Bring outdoor electrical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Christmas Tree Safety Tips for your pets
Christmas Tree Safety Tips for your pets

Christmas Tree Safety Tips for your pets

December 10

Christmas Tree Safety Tips for your pets:

1. Place your Christmas tree in a corner. To keep your cat from attempting to jump onto the tree, you can place aluminum foil around the tree base to warn you of an impending tree disaster. Since cats and Christmas trees are not always the best combination, it may take some ingenuity on your part to keep both parties safe during the holiday season.

2. Tinsel ... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 2018 is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 01

The National Breast Cancer Foundation reports that a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes. Innovations in research, surgical options and clinical trials give women many more options. With early detection, a woman’s survival rate goes up. That’s why breast self exams are an important way for women to give their “girls” a fighting chance, especially during Breast Cancer Awareness ... (Full Story & Photos)

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www.nfpa.org/public-education/campaigns/fire-prevention-week
www.nfpa.org/public-education/campaigns/fire-prevention-week

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 7-13, 2018

September 24

Home Fires

In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames.
Learn About Fires

Fire is FAST! In less than 30 seconds a small flame can turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for thick black smoke to fill a house or for it to be engulfed in flames.
Fire is HOT! Heat is more threatening than flames. Room temperatures in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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