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Smoke Detectors

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on the 900 block of Walnut Ave. in Martinez, January 17, 2012. (CBS)

Martinez House Reknowned For Xmas Decorations Destroyed In Fire

A family of five escaped a fire that destroyed their Martinez home early Tuesday morning thanks to smoke detectors, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

01/17/2012

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Palo Alto To Require More Sophisticated Smoke Detectors

Palo Alto has become the third city in the state to require specialized smoke alarms. The ordinance, which takes affect the first of the year, affects builders, landlords and home renovators.

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