LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — While you're resetting your clocks for the end of daylight savings time this weekend, you might as well check your smoke alarm batteries.
That's the suggestion from fire departments around New Mexico.
The Las Cruces Fire Department encourages residents to put new batteries in their smoke detectors when they adjust their clocks before bedtime Saturday. Daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.
The fire department also suggests homeowners test their smoke detectors to ensure they're working.