Set clocks back, change your batteries Nov. 1
It's that time again - time to turn the clocks back one hour for Daylight Savings. "Fall Back" is also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.
Last year, residential fires claimed 38 lives in Minnesota; 75 percent of the deaths occurred in homes without working smoke alarms. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl thinks these facts alone should be enough to convince people to install and maintain smoke alarms.