Everyone needs working smoke alarms. This public service announcement from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services is geared toward older adults, who are at greater risk in case of fire. If your smoke alarm uses alkaline batteries, change the batteries twice a year, and replace an alarm if it's more than 10 years old.
Video: Young girl is writing a letter.
Girl’s voice: Dear Grandma, I can't wait to see you.
Video: Grandmother picks up letter, then girl and grandmother are baking, then playing cards.
Girl’s voice: We can bake your special cookies, play cards. . .
Video: Grandmother is reading the letter, then camera shows old photos.
Girl’s voice: . . . look at all those old photos of you and grandpa when he still had hair.
Text on screen: Three out of five fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms.
Announcer: Three out of five fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms.
Video: Grandmother looks at picture made by the girl.
Girl’s voice: I hope you like the picture I made of us.
Video: Grandmother hangs the picture on her refrigerator.
Text on screen: If your smoke alarm is over 10 years old, replace it.
Announcer: If your smoke alarm is over 10 years old, replace it. Because you have a lot more memories to make.