Wisconsin Amish resist smoke detector regulations

Traditional Amish beliefs are butting heads with modern society in Eau Claire County, Wis., where county officials there are meeting resistance from some Amish residents to installing smoke detectors in their homes.

September 04, 2013

Traditional Amish beliefs are butting heads with modern society in Eau Claire County, Wis., where county officials there are meeting resistance from some Amish residents to installing smoke detectors in their homes. One Amish family in the eastern part of the county has been evicted from its home, in part because of the issue. Others face possible eviction because of their objections to other portions of the state building code.

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