22 May 2023

Problems with batteries for smoke detectors - some 9V work, some don't!

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 22 May 2023

Not all nine vault batteries are going to in smoke detectors, it's something that's prompted a social media conversation!

If you read the fine print of your smoke detector it might recommend very specific battery replacements, something many don't do.

To clear things up, Adrian Nacey, Manager of Community Education and Behaviour Change at Fire and Emergency New Zealand talks to Jesse.

File image of man installing a smoke alarm.

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