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Smoke & Fire Alarms: Know the Basics

Fires can be costly and even fatal events that disrupt an insured’s business and livelihood. Understanding the basics of smoke and fire alarms can help.

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Today’s home and business owners understand the importance of smoke alarms and the substantial impact these devices have in reducing property damage, injuries, and fatalities due to fire.
However, individuals are probably less familiar with the different types of alarms, detectors, and fire protective systems on the market.
To help insureds make an informed choice, we offer some basic definitions here. For further details and advice, we recommend consulting with an insurance agent, local fire department, and/or licensed professional – particularly regarding rules and regulations by city, state, and borough.

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies are rated A+ Superior by A.M. Best and backed by the financial strength of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. A dedicated Property & Casualty Insurance provider for decades, GUARD understands its clients’ insurance needs.

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