What is the life expectancy of a smoke detector?
Smoke detectors are meant to be used for no more than ten years. After they reach this age they may not work properly in the event of a fire. To check how old you detectors are, remove them from the ceiling mount and a date of manufacture will be printed on the back.

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1. How do I contact the Fire Department when it is not an emergency?
2. How many calls does the Fire Department respond to each year?
3. What is the life expectancy of a smoke detector?
4. Is there a charge for responding to false alarms?
5. Can I get my home fire extinguisher recharged at a fire station?
6. Do I need a burning permit to have a recreational bonfire?
7. What consumer fireworks are legal?
8. Can Victoria businesses sell consumer fireworks?
9. Can certified fireworks display companies obtain a permit from the city to put on a show?
10. Can I join the Victoria Fire Department?
11. Can I burn a large pile of brush on my property?
12. Can I burn leaves?