News from Kidde A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 29, 2016, 07:45 ET

Kidd & Company, LLC Recapitalizes Colerain RV in Partnership with Management; Acquires Northside RV's

Kidd & Company, LLC ("KCO"), a leading family office investment firm focused on the middle market, announced it has recapitalized Colerain RV...

Jan 05, 2016, 09:00 ET
The RemoteLync Camera and Monitor from Kidde.

Kidde Showcases Line of Smart Home Technologies at CES 2016

 Kidde will showcase its smart home technologies at the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). With its RemoteLync™...

Dec 17, 2015, 17:15 ET
Kidde's Worry-Free Plug-In Carbon Monoxide alarms simply plug into any outlet and contain a CO sensor proven to last 10 years - the longest life available. All of Kidde's Worry-Free models are UL-Listed and have a sealed-in lithium battery built into the unit that provides continuous backup power for a decade, eliminating the need for battery replacement and low-battery chirps.

Kidde Offers Simple Solution for Winterizing Your Home with the Launch of New Worry-Free Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarms

As families prepare for the winter months ahead, Kidde wants to remind them of the importance of equipping their homes with working carbon monoxide...

Dec 14, 2015, 18:58 ET
Kidde's RemoteLync Monitor and Camera are designed to offer smart, simple security, by alerting homeowners to emergencies while away from home. For dog owners that means while these products monitor for smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) incidents or motion, their pets are now free to forego their guarding responsibilities and go back to being a dog. Now, Kidde is asking owners to enter a contest by sharing a photo of what their dog would do with its spare time and include the hashtag: #LetYourDogBeADog.

Kidde Launches Social Media Photo Contest #LetYourDogBeADog

 Available nationwide, Kidde's RemoteLync Monitor and Camera are designed to offer smart, simple security, by alerting homeowners to...

Nov 16, 2015, 15:52 ET
Kidde's RemoteLync Camera is cordless, Wi-Fi enabled, and powered by a rechargeable battery so it mounts nearly anywhere. It will instantly record video upon sensing motion and sends alerts via a free app or email. The video clips will be available in the app for 12 hours at no charge; during that time the user can download directly to a smart device or the cloud, and/or share via social media. Long-term clip storage in the app is available at a minimal cost.

Kidde RemoteLync™ Camera Offers Smart, Simple Security

 With home security top of mind for most, Kidde's expansion of its RemoteLync line makes it even easier to stay connected when away from home....

Nov 04, 2015, 17:02 ET
Country Music star Craig Morgan joins Kidde guest Kix Brooks and fire safety leaders to encourage and recognize fire service volunteers.(Photo credit: Ed Rode Photography)

Country Music Star Craig Morgan Joins Kidde, Special Guest Kix Brooks and Fire Safety Leaders to Encourage and Recognize Fire Service Volunteers

Country Music star and former first responder Craig Morgan joined representatives of Kidde Fire Safety, the International Association of Fire...

Oct 30, 2015, 08:30 ET
Country Music entertainer Craig Morgan and Kidde have partnered to encourage families to be fire safe and stay connected to home. Filmed on location with the Dickson (TN) Fire Department, the ads feature the Country Music chart-topper and highlight how Kidde's new RemoteLync(TM) Monitor and Camera help provide peace of mind. (Photo Credit: Big Chief Entertainment)

Kidde, Country Music Star Craig Morgan Launch New Ad Campaign Showing Homeowners How To Stay Connected And Stay Safer From Fire When Away From Home

Country Music entertainer Craig Morgan and Kidde Fire Safety are encouraging families to be fire safe and stay connected to home. The televised ad...

Oct 07, 2015, 15:07 ET
Kidde's Worry-Free alarms are the first UL-listed comprehensive line of smoke, carbon monoxide (CO) and combination alarms containing a sealed, lithium battery that lasts 10 years. Available in battery-only and hardwired with battery backup power options, the Worry-Free alarms offer a decade of protection without having to replace a battery or hear a low-battery chirp. Photography by Steve Exum of Exum Photo on September 6, 2012.

Survey Reveals Lack of Awareness on Smoke Alarm Placement, Replacement Puts Many Illinois Families at Risk

 While most Illinois homes have smoke alarms installed, many homeowners aren't following basic fire safety steps in using them, according to a...

Jun 25, 2015, 16:00 ET
It's the Law in California: As of July 1, smoke and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms powered by replaceable batteries are no longer available for sale. Instead, all battery-powered smoke alarms or combination alarms approved for sale by the state fire marshal must be powered by a sealed, 10-year battery. Kidde Worry-Free smoke and combination alarms comply with the requirements and are available throughout California.

Consumer Notice: Smoke Alarms with Replaceable Batteries No Longer Available in California

 Millions of California homeowners may be surprised the next time they go to purchase a new smoke alarm. As of July 1, smoke and combination...

Jun 11, 2015, 14:50 ET
Kidde's Worry-Free sealed-battery carbon monoxide alarms comply with the new Pennsylvania law and offers an added bonus of never needing a battery replaced during the life of the alarm.

Compliance Date Nears for Pennsylvania Landlords to Help Keep Families Safer from Silent Killer

 Less than a month after eight people were hospitalized following elevated carbon monoxide (CO) levels in five Montgomery County row homes, a...

May 11, 2015, 12:25 ET
Kidde's RemoteLync Monitor offers peace of mind when away from home. It plugs into an outlet and listens for a smoke or CO alarm. When triggered, it sends a message via a free app to the homeowner and other designated contacts. It works with most existing alarms: No extra product or hub to purchase and No monthly fees. One device covers an average-sized home.

Kidde RemoteLync Monitor Offers Homeowners Simple, Smart Connectivity

 It's now simpler than ever to know about a potential emergency at home – regardless of where you are. Kidde Fire Safety, the company...

Mar 06, 2015, 08:30 ET
As Americans prepare to "spring forward" to daylight saving time this weekend, Kidde reminds you to replace outdated smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.

Myth Buster: Alarm Battery Chirps Aren't Pre-Programmed to Interrupt Sleep

 It's a sound nearly every homeowner has heard: the dreaded 2 a.m. chirp signifying a smoke or carbon monoxide (CO) alarm with a low battery. A...

Mar 05, 2015, 13:26 ET

Lawsuit Against Honda And Takata Alleges Defective Airbag Caused Driver's Gruesome Death

The Houston product liability law firm Perdue & Kidd, LLP filed a lawsuit against Honda Motor Co. and Takata Corporation yesterday claiming the...

Feb 23, 2015, 17:22 ET
NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick presents a donation of 250 smoke alarms to Rick Butcher, President, Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association at the Daytona International Speedway on February 13.

Kidde, Professional Racing Champion Kevin Harvick Drive Home the Message of Fire Safety

 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick and Kidde Fire Safety have teamed up to promote home fire safety and prevention. On Feb. 13, Harvick...

Jan 22, 2015, 08:10 ET

Kidd & Company, LLC Recapitalizes Nexcore Technology, LLC

 Kidd & Company, LLC ("KCO"), a leading family office investment firm focused on the middle market, announced it has sponsored the...

Jan 06, 2015, 07:00 ET
RemoteLync is a remote notification device that  provides consumers with 24/7 alerts to a fire or carbon monoxide emergency when they are away from home.

Kidde RemoteLync to Provide 24/7 Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alerts to Homeowners While They're Away

 A home fire starts every 70 seconds in the U.S. To offer consumers peace of mind while away from home, Kidde Fire Safety, a global leader in...

Dec 29, 2014, 08:30 ET
Kidde's Worry-Free alarms are the first UL-listed comprehensive line of smoke, carbon monoxide (CO) and combination alarms containing a sealed, lithium battery that lasts 10 years. Available in battery-only and hardwired with battery backup power options, the Worry-Free alarms offer a decade of protection without having to replace a battery or hear a low-battery chirp. Photography by Steve Exum of Exum Photo on September 6, 2012.

New Florida Law Will Help Save Lives

 In an effort to reduce residential fire fatalities, new smoke alarm regulations will go into effect Jan. 1 for Florida families whose...

Nov 05, 2014, 15:20 ET
Kidde Fire Safety teamed up with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors to expand the organization's SOAR (Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery) program for firefighters. The announcement was made the morning of "The 48th Annual CMA Awards", with support of Country Music stars and Kidde spokemen, Chris Young and Kix Brooks, national fire service leaders and California firefighter and burn survivor, Luis Nevarez.

Kidde, Country Music Star Chris Young Increase Fire Safety and Help Burn-Injured Firefighters

 Kidde Fire Safety joined country music stars Chris Young and Kix Brooks and fire service leaders to offer their support to new campaigns that...

Oct 27, 2014, 17:45 ET
Grammy-nominated singer Chris Young and Kidde have partnered to shine a ‘Spotlight on Fire Safety.’ Filmed on location with the Nashville (TN) fire department, the ads feature the Country Music chart-topper and highlight how Kidde’s Worry-Free 10-year sealed-battery alarms help provide peace of mind. (Photo Credit: Big Chief Entertainment)

Kidde, Country Music Star Chris Young Partner to Shine a 'Spotlight on Fire Safety'

Grammy nominated singer Chris Young and Kidde Fire Safety are partnering to shine a "Spotlight on Fire Safety." The televised ad campaign...

Oct 23, 2014, 11:56 ET
Perdue & Kidd, LLP

Perdue & Kidd Files First Suit Against ConforMIS, Inc For Defective Custom Knee Implants

 The Houston medical device injury law firm Perdue & Kidd filed a lawsuit against ConforMIS, Inc. this week, claiming the ConforMIS iTotal...