Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Fire Safety Dispatch

On Sunday, March 11, clocks will “spring forward” from 1:59 a.m. to 3 a.m. When you change your clocks at home, remember to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Read more about smoke detector safety from the National Fire Protection Association and review your Fire Safety Basics.

On campus, CUMC Facilities Management’s fire safety team maintains fire alarm systems, fire suppression systems, and fire extinguishers in all buildings. For general building questions or concerns, email For lab-specific questions or concerns, email

Download our Fire Safety Bulletin (.pdf)  to share with your colleagues, friends, and family.


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