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our firex hardwired smoke detectors went off, reason
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I recently replaced an older Kidde (firex) smoke detector that
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Model KN-COP-DP Mfg,d 10-20-99 started going off tonight.
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I have a Kidde Carbon Monoxide Detector hard wired in my home
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i have a fyrnetics model 1255 smoke detector which i been wanting
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I am a Sr. Citizen with an older version of Kidde smoke and
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my smoke detector sounds off for several seconds, then ...
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