Crews attending a number of incidents around the Island have seen a growing number of cases of alarms failing to operate.
Fire crews have issued a timely appeal to householders to check their fire alarms are in good working order.
Crews attending a number of incidents around the Island have seen a growing number of alarms failing to operate.
Most alarms have batteries which can last upto five or ten years, but some only have a 12 month shelf life.
With this in mind you’re asked to test the alarm each week, regardless of what kind of battery it has.
If people would like further advice about any fire safety issues you can visit www.iomfire.com