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Reminders around the end of Daylight Saving Time

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This weekend it's the end of Daylight Saving time.

It happens this Sunday at 2 a.m.

And the American Red Cross says this is the time you should also be doing some safety checks around the house, including changing the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

"Fire is still the greatest cause of disaster in this country. We may think of large things like a hurricane or a tornado, but more lives are lost to fire each year. About 2,400 lives a year," says Doug Bishop with the American Red Cross.

Cooking and home heating related fires are the most common, and the Red Cross says both are preventable. They're urging families to also have plans in place in case of a fire or other disaster.

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