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Sunday is daylight saving time
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Two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes without a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Agency.Local firefighters remind you to not only change your clocks this weekend for daylight saving time, but the check your smoke alarms too.“Saving your life can be as simple as checking your smoke alarms,” says McMinnville Firefighters Association president Brad Weaver. Special smoke alarms are even available for those who are deaf or hearing-impaired. NFPA reports that working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half.