MYRTLE BEACH — Daylight saving time ends 2 a.m. Sunday, when clocks are to be set one hour earlier – or fall back.
Fire officials encourage everyone to use this time to ensure that smoke detectors are working and replace the batteries.
Members of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department will be seen Saturday at Lowe’s Home Improvement and Home Depot in Myrtle Beach to encourage shoppers to change their smoke detector batteries.
A home fire impacts an American family every 85 seconds, according to a press release from the Myrtle Beach Fire Department. Smoke alarms provide an early warning and give people extra seconds to escape, according to the release.
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