Kidde Launches The Next Generation In Home Fire Protection

Kidde, the world's leader in fire safety products, announces the launch of the Kidde Wireless System - an innovation in fire protection.

As the world's largest manufacturer of fire safety products, Kidde's mission is to provide solutions that protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. For more than 80 years industry leaders, the military, airlines and firefighters have relied on Kidde to deliver superior fire detection and suppression. Consumers will find that same advanced fire safety technology in Kidde's residential and commercial smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, fire extinguishers and other life safety products. Based in Mebane, NC, Kidde is part of UTC Fire & Security, a leading global supplier of fire safety and security services serving government, industrial, commercial and retail industries with brand names such as Kidde, Chubb and others. UTC Fire & Security is a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) a diversified company that provides high technology products and services to the aerospace and commercial building industries worldwide. For more information, visit

About the Home Safety Council

The Home Safety Council is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping prevent the nearly 21 million medical visits that occur on average each year from unintentional injuries in the home. Through national programs and partners across America, the Home Safety Council works to educate and empower families to take actions that help keep them safer in and around their homes. To learn more about the Council's programs, partnerships and resources, visit the Home Safety Council at Kidde has been a long-time supporter of the programs and activities of the Home Safety Council.

1 Homes built after 1993 are required by law to have hardwired smoke alarms that are interconnected, alerting families to smoke in any room of the house that is equipped with a smoke alarm.