Reminder: Change clocks, check smoke detectors - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Reminder: Change clocks, check smoke detectors

FOX19 file photo FOX19 file photo
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Daylight saving time has ended, giving people in the United States an extra hour of sleep Saturday night.

But your clock isn't the only thing that needs checked Sunday.

Local fire departments are reminding residents that this is the time of year to change smoke detector batteries and make sure they are working properly.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, from 2007 to 2011 three of every five fire deaths in homes resulted from homes with no smoke detectors or no working alarms.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

    British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:10:00 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:50:34 GMT
    British Transport Police say 3 people have died after being struck by a train in south London.Full Story >
    British Transport Police say 3 people have died after being struck by a train in south London.Full Story >
  • Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

    Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:00:17 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:50:29 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas.Full Story >
    Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas.Full Story >
  • Fire chief: Man pulled from pool in critical condition

    Fire chief: Man pulled from pool in critical condition

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:47:24 GMT
    A man pulled from a pool at a residence on Oak Grove Court is listed in critical condition at a local hospital, Liberty Township's fire chief says. (Photo: Pixabay/file)A man pulled from a pool at a residence on Oak Grove Court is listed in critical condition at a local hospital, Liberty Township's fire chief says. (Photo: Pixabay/file)

    A man pulled from a pool Sunday is listed in critical condition at a hospital, Liberty Township's fire chief said Monday. 

    Full Story >

    A man pulled from a pool Sunday is listed in critical condition at a hospital, Liberty Township's fire chief said Monday. 

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly