Wellesley Fire Chief Rick says: Change your clocks, change your smoke alarm batteries

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Wellesley Fire Chief Rick DeLorie writes to suggest using this weekend’s Daylight Saving clock change to remind yourselves to replace your smoke alarms if they are more than 10 years old and to replace the batteries on the rest of them. In the average house fire, there are only 1 to 3 minutes to escape after the smoke alarm sounds, he says.

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