children fire safety

October 21, 2019
Kids smoke alarm safety

Teach your children to be alerted by smoke alarms

Most young children fail to wake up to the sound of a standard smoke alarm, a BBC investigation has found. BBC Watchdog Live carried out a test on eight children aged between 16 months to 10 years old. Only one out of the eight children filmed by the consumer programme showed any sign of being woken by the alarm. Firms selling alarms should make it clear that they might fail to wake children, parents said. In the BBC’s test, the […]