Circuit for Smokes?


Old 01-28-17, 06:05 PM
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Circuit for Smokes?

Another question; building my own home. Doing my own electrical. I know the smokes need to be on an AFCI. But do they have to be on a dedicated circuit? Or can I add something such as a pantry light so I will always know soon if the smoke circuit has tripped.
Thanks. Jim in Tennessee
Old 01-28-17, 06:24 PM
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The NEC allows other things on the circuit serving the smoke alarms. Local amendments may prohibit it. You will need to check with your local building officials.

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