Fire Rescue Victoria

Only working smoke alarms save lives.

Fires are fast. A small fire can spread to an entire room in minutes.

Without a smoke alarm a fire is more likely to damage or destroy your property. It is also more likely to cause serious injury or death.

When you are asleep you lose your sense of smell. A working smoke alarm will wake you if there is smoke.

You can learn more through our smoke alarms brochure. Copies of this brochure in 21 languages other than English are available in the 'resources in languages other than English' tab.

Reviewed 15 April 2021

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