Daylight Saving Time reminder carries new fire safety message

When residents change their clocks to spring ahead one hour for Daylight Saving Time (DST) this coming Sunday, March 12, Illinois’ updated Smoke Alarm Law will now influence how citizens have checked their safety alarms for decades.

The new law went into effect on Jan. 1, and requires that alarms with 10-year sealed batteries be installed in all single or multi-family homes moving forward. 

For more information, please see this week’s print edition.