Smoke Alarms

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False Fire Alarms Routine At North Texas Apartment Complex

Screeching alarms in the middle of the night, it’s a scenario that residents of one North Teas apartment complex say they are far too accustomed to. A real emergency is one thing, but residents say they’re tired of being woken up by false fire alarms.

CBS 11–03/10/2014

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I-Team: Alarming Smoke Detector Tests

You would think the loud wailing sound of a smoke alarm would wake anyone up.

CBS 11–05/09/2013

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McKinney Apartment Fire Raises Safety Concerns

A fire last week damaged 16 units at the Bent Creek Apartments in McKinney. Fire investigators noticed that none of the smoke detectors activated to warn residents.

10/17/2012