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SMOKE DETECTORS TO BE MADE COMPULSORY BUT HOME OWNERS PAYING FOR IT

It is reported that all newly built homes - Housing Board flats as well as private residences - will have to be installed with smoke detectors from next June, when an updated Fire Code is released. Called a home fire alarm, the device costs between $60 and $80 for a basic version. Installation could cost another $50 or so. The best thing is, the cost of the smoke detectors will likely be borne by the home owners themselves.

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