Smoke alarm concern in Sidmouth and other news

Fire service bosses are writing to homeowners who have had a Fire Angel ST-620 model smoke alarm installed because the unit could be a potential fire risk. Read this and more.

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ALARMS: Fire service bosses are writing to homeowners who have had a Fire Angel ST-620 model smoke alarm installed because the unit could be a potential fire risk.

The move has been prompted by several minor incidents involving the model of smoke detector.


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The service said damage to the alarms, when the unit was not attached to the ceiling, resulted in ‘disruption to internal components’ causing the battery to overheat.

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