Kidde dual-sensor smoke alarm recalled

City Press Releases, Fire News, Public Safety

April 2, 2018

The office of the Kansas State Fire Marshal has notified local fire departments and the public concerning a recall of Kidde dual-sensor photoelectric and ionization smoke alarms. About 452,000 smoke alarms, models P12010 and P19010, were recalled due to risk of failure to alert customers of a fire.

According to a release from the State Fire Marshal and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors, compromising the alarm’s ability to detect smoke and alert customers in the event of a fire in their home.

Customers can call Kidde at 833-551-7739 or visit www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

Customers can also call the Pittsburg Fire Department at (620) 231-1870, with questions or concerns regarding fire alarm safety.

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