Right now some significant issues are being raised about smoke detectors. Turns out that the type used in 95% of homes are not effective in detecting smoke from smoldering fires and these are the type fires that cause most of the 3,000 home fire casualties. Several states and many municipalities around the country have banned ionization type detectors because of the flaws in the system. Tennessee currently has legislation that would require photoelectric alarms.
Here's some life saving tips to keep your family safe: