Daylight saving is a timely reminder to check household smoke alarms

MORE daylight and warmer weather is upon us with the onset of spring, and clocks in most parts of Australia are soon to move forward …

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Sydney family hospitalised after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning

A family has been hospitalised after carbon monoxide (CO) was present in their Sydney east home. The parents who arrived home at about 1:30pm on …

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Sydney smoke haze: What to do if your smoke alarms go off

PEOPLE in Sydney are experiencing days of thick smoke haze blanketing across their city, due to hazard-reduction burn-offs and unseasonably warm weather with only light …

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Melbourne home with no working smoke alarms claims woman’s life

A FIRE in a double-storey house in Melbourne’s west with no working smoke alarms has claimed a woman’s life who was unable to escape during …

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Winter warning of alarming house fire risk

AS WE enter cold winter months, Australians need to turn their attention to fire safety in their homes. During winter we use heating equipment that, …

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Sydney family alerted by sounding smoke alarms in early morning blaze

Question A family home in Sydney’s inner west has been destroyed by fire just after 5:30am on Tuesday morning. The family became aware of the …

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