Originally Posted by Gunnyusmc
A friend here in the park had a fire and her smoke alarm didn't go off!
All is fine and damage is confined too her microwave.
She found that the Smoke Alarm battery had never been installed!!
Might be worth a check, make ready people may have missed the step.
Also, smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years, as the smoke sensors, we have been told, start going south.