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Test smoke alarms when you turn the clocks ahead this weekend


Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday at 2:00 a.m. so now’s the time to be ready to turn the clocks ahead one hour. The American Red Cross reminds everyone it’s also a good time to test the batteries in their smoke alarms as they turn their clocks ahead an hour.

“When you turn your clocks ahead this weekend, it’s a great time to also test your smoke alarms,” said Rachelle Lipker, American Red Cross executive director for central and western Nebraska. “Take a few minutes to replace your smoke alarm batteries and push the test button to make sure the alarms are working.”

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