ACT Fire & Rescue advises that all residential properties should be fitted with working smoke alarms. Smoke alarms must be checked on a regular basis.
You should change your smoke alarm battery at least once a year, usually at the end of daylight saving.
The ACT Fire & Rescue encourages you to take precautions within your home to reduce the risk of a fire starting.
This includes making your own home fire escape plan.
Common causes of house fires include: