“Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery”


The Brewster Fire Department has a simple, yet powerful reminder for all residents of our Town. In the next several days we will be changing our clocks for daylight-savings time. Our department is requesting a very simple solution to improve the life safety of your family and assist us in reducing fire related fatalities, injuries, and property damage from occurring within your homes.  We ask you to take this opportunity to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and test them to ensure they are in proper working order.

Statistically, almost 66% of home fire deaths in the United States occur in private homes with no working smoke detectors. In consideration of this fact we urge you to keep your family safe by changing your smoke detector and carbon monoxide batteries this weekend.