The U.S. experience with smoke detectors: who has them? How well do they work? When don't they work?

@article{Hall1994TheUE,
  title={The U.S. experience with smoke detectors: who has them? How well do they work? When don't they work?},
  author={John R. Hall},
  journal={NFPA journal : the official magazine of the National Fire Protection Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={36-9, 41-6}
}
  • John R. Hall
  • Published 1994 in
    NFPA journal : the official magazine of the…
From 1975 to 1984, the United States experienced remarkable growth in the use of home smoke detectors, making the home smoke detector the fire safety success story of the decade. As of 1993, only 1 home in 12 remained unprotected.