Quiet the Alarm Debate

Wilmoth, Janeth
August 2010
Fire Chief;Aug2010, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p6
Trade Publication
The author examines the controversy concerning the use of ionization versus photoelectric smoke detectors in the U.S. The author contends that it is a big waste of time to continue the debate over what type of smoke detector is effective and that protecting and saving lives is the principal goal of fire and emergency services. Also, she insists that citizens must be taught how to install the right smoke detectors in the right location for their houses.


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