PHOTOS: ABC7 launches 5th annual Operation 7: Save a Life

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image "><span></span></div><span class="caption-text">ABC7 is proud to launch our annual Operation 7: Save a Life, to prevent tragedies from fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. (KGO Photo/ Kevin Tun)</span></div>
Firefighters say they cannot stress enough the importance of having smoke detectors in homes, because every year they see people lose their lives and loved ones to fires that don't need to happen.

Operation 7: Save a Life serves as a good reminder to be prepared.

For more information on California's law, CO safety and how to protect your family, visit

To check out Prepare NorCal's guidelines for stocking your emergency kit and developing a plan for you and your family, click here.
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