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Poor Results Following Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Blitz in Wainfleet

Photo Credit: Wainfleet FC Twitter page, @WainfleetFC

August 1, 2019

By: Marcie Culbert

The Wainfleet Fire Chief is reporting a 59 percent failure rate, after the department conducted a residential smoke and carbon monoxide alarm blitz earlier this week.

In a post on his Twitter page, Morgan Alcock says firefighters stopped by 86 homes on Monday.

But they were only able to conduct 37 inspections total, and 22 of them failed.

Firefighters found expired alarms in 12 of of the homes.