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UPDATED Illinois Smoke Alarm Law
Effective January 1, 2023, any new smoke alarm being installed within a single or muti-family home are required to be featured with a 10-year sealed battery.
Smoke alarms in single or multi-family homes prior to January 1, 2023 may remain in place until they exceed 10 years from their manufactured date, fails to respond to operability tests, or otherwise malfunctions.
Exemptions: Homes bult after 1988 that already have hardwired smoke alarms.
helping from home
Keeping the community safe is our top priority. Did you know you can help us from home. Our Community Education pages offer important facts and useful tips on everything from fire safety to severe weather.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas. It has no odor. CO gas is poisonous. It can make ya person side and can be deadly. Heating and cooking devices that burn fuel can be sources of CO.
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