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Interesting News Reports on Smoke Alarms

The Today Show: Rossen Reports: Kids Sleeping Through Smoke Alarms - March 22, 2013

In the event of a fire, you rely on your smoke detectors to wake up your whole family. NBC’s Jeff Rossen conducts a test and makes a frightening discovery: children can sleep right through the piercing alarms.

Rossen: Some Smoke Detectors May Not Go Off in Time - October 3, 2012

A scientist at Texas A&M University says he has discovered that one of the most popular kinds of smoke detectors may not protect your family in a fire, because it's not sensitive enough to go off in time for you to escape your burning house. NBC's Jeff Rossen investigates. Watch the report to learn more.