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Does your smoke alarm work? Firefighters doing home inspections

It starts July 13
2019-04-04 Timmins Fire Truck MH
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Don't be alarmed if the fire department shows up at your door.

The Timmins Fire Departments is starting its home inspection program Monday, July 13. 

According to the City of Timmins, firefighters will be asking residents to make sure their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms work, and that they have a fire evacuation plan. 

"An emergency or evacuation plan should contain personal and emergency contact numbers, a primary and secondary safe meeting place, safe exits and evacuation routes, directions to turn off utilities, important documents (such as copies of identification documents, insurance, wills, etc.), and planning for any potential special needs," reads a news release.

"The crews will be maintaining physical distancing when in contact with residents."