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Spring forward, check smoke alarms

State Fire Marshal reminds Illinoisans to change clocks and batteries, test smoke alarms as Daylight Savings Time returns

Sunday at 2 a.m. Daylight Savings Time returns, so it's time to make sure clocks and other time devices move forward one hour. 

The time change is also a good time to take a few safety precautions around the house, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM), which reminds everyone to test and check for expired smoke alarms and replace batteries if necessary.

“Working smoke alarms are critical . . .

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