Safety Information

New Ohio Fire Code requirement effective January 1, 2019 all new and existing “residential” occupancies are required to have carbon monoxide alarms if they have a fuel burning appliance such as a stove, furnace, fire place, or hot water heater. “All electric” occupancies are not required to have carbon monoxide detectors unless they have an attached garage. Battery operated carbon monoxide alarms are a suitable alternative to hardwired alarms in retrofit applications.  Generally, carbon monoxide alarms should be installed in each bedroom.  For additional information please go to:    

 https://www.com.ohio.gov/documents/fire_TB18-001%20Carbon%20Monoxide%20Detectors%20with%20Flow%20Chart.pdf 

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Information on the pandemic flu virus can be viewed at:

A DVD on preparing for a pandemic flu is available at the Court Street Fire Station (552 East Court Street).

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Fire - Side by side comparison of Tylenol and tic tacsCould you tell the difference if these two items were sitting side-by-side on a table?

Click on the picture to learn more about poison prevention.

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For information on fire safety, installing and testing smoke alarms, and other home safety information visit : www.homesafetycouncil.org

If you are a citizen of Bowling Green and are in need of a smoke detector, contact the Bowling Green Fire Division at 419-352-3651.

The Bowling Green Fire Division has numerous pamphlets on fire safety at the Court Street Fire Station (552 East Court Street).