Tag: Daylight Saving Time

 San Bernardino County Fire Department Reminds You To Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Big Bear, CA, March 12th, 2016 – Sunday, March 13 is Daylight Saving Time, a time to “spring forward” one hour. You know what that means, change your clocks, and change your batteries! While phones, computers, and tablets may change themselves, it’s up to you to keep yourself and your family safe by changing your smoke alarm batteries. Working smoke alarms save lives, that tell-tale beeping can get everyone out safely and avoid tragedy. Three out of five home deaths resulted from fires with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. This is especially important if someone in your home smokes. Fires caused...

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Time to Change Clocks and Check Batteries

Big Bear Valley, CA, November 1, 2013 – Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday at 2:00 a.m., when clocks should be turned back one hour to 1:00 a.m. Here’s a smart way to use that “extra hour” we’ll gain on Sunday:  test and change batteries on life saving devices like smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and flashlights. Every year at this time, the San Bernardino County Fire Department reminds residents that nearly a quarter of smoke alarm failures are due to dead batteries, and the majority of home fire fatalities are in homes with no working smoke alarms. Not all alarms are alike. An ionization smoke alarm is generally more responsive to flaming fires, while a photoelectric smoke alarm is more sensitive to smoldering fires. For the best protection, either install both types of alarms or a combination alarm that uses both technologies.  There are even alarms that let you record a brief message for your children, alarms for the hearing impaired, and alarms that have built-in carbon monoxide detectors....

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Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Big Bear City, CA, November 3, 2012, 1am – Don’t forget to change your clocks this Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 O’Clock Sunday morning. Set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. It’s also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke...

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Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

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