Time to check your smoke detectors

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – We are right in the middle of fire prevention week.

That makes it a good time to make sure you have smoke alarms and if you have alarms, to make sure they have fresh batteries.

The general rule of thumb is if you’ve had a smoke detector for longer than 10 years, it’s time to replace it.

To find out how old a smoke detector is, all you have to do is look at the back for the manufacture date.

To learn more about Fire Prevention Week, click here.