New Smoke Detectors Tip You Off To Fire, Even When You're Away From Home

By Jeff Neumeyer

March 21, 2014 Updated Mar 21, 2014 at 5:25 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21ALIVE) --- Do you fear that while you're away at work, or at the store, fire will erupt inside your home, and the flames will take off without your knowledge?

A product now on the market can tip you off to such trouble through a message sent to your smart phone.

But Fort Wayne fire officials want to make sure the alarms don’t keep them running after phantom fires.

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