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: 


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).



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.


For information on fire safety, installing and testing smoke alarms, and other home safety information visit :

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).