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Smoke alarms from 2020 in all the houses of Flanders obliged

Smoke alarms from 2020 in all the houses of Flanders obliged

All Belgian dwellings in Flanders should from 2020 onwards, the required smoke alarms fitted. The Flemish political parties N-VA, CD&V and Open Vld, are the agree.

That tells HLN.

At this time there is a smoke alarm In Belgium already legally obliged to those who have a new construction or an existing home, renovates. Also, for most rental agreements, and homes that can be rented through a social loan subject to this obligation, for the remaining 60 percent of the houses in Belgium are not.

A large-scale study from 2014 has made it clear that Flanders in terms of fire safety in comparison with the rest of Europe is performing poorly.

Katrien yka CD&V: “at night, is one smoke alarm are of vital importance, because the most deaths by woningbranden simply not wake up.”

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