Fire & Carbon Monoxide News!

Fire & Carbon Monoxide News!

Starting July 1st Prince George's to require carbon monoxide detectors.

Although there is a civil penalty for violating the legislation — a $100 fine — the department will probably be generous with warnings, officials said. The fire department plans to "passively enforce" the law, fire department spokesman Mark Brady said. County officials won't be going door-to-door to check whether alarms have been installed.

"We'll try to help you get an alarm as opposed to giving you a ticket," Brady said.

The gas is "colorless and odorless," County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor said. "You don't know it's there until it's too late."

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The Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department wants you to 'Bee Safe'. The Fire/EMS Department will visit your home and conduct a free Fire Safety Advisory Inspection. But that's not all! While there, they will install a free smoke detector in your home

To receive your free smoke alarm and fire safety advisory inspection, please complete the Free Smoke Alarm and Fire Safety Advisory Inspection form.

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