Change Your Clocks - Change Your Batteries

Daylight Savings Time Begins on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 AM. Clocks go forward 1 hour.

The New Canaan Fire Marshal’s Office and New Canaan Fire Department want to remind everyone that this is the time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

On Saturday, March 13, 2021 firefighters will again be offering free batteries to New Canaan residents (3 per household please) at Fire Headquarters at 60 Main Street from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. 

Additionally, residents who are unable to change their own batteries due to age or disability may call the Fire Department at 203-594-3140 to arrange for firefighters to come to your residence for assistance.

Due to the high occurrence of false alarms plaguing the department the New Canaan Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to remind residents with automatic fire alarm systems to please have them serviced by certified alarm technicians. This will ensure proper operation and help us to reduce false alarms.

If you have any questions or concerns about these or other fire safety topics pleased contact the New Canaan Fire Marshal’s Office at 203-594-3030.