Fire Safety Tips

Fire Prevention Bureau

Mission Statement

The Fire Prevention Bureau will serve the citizens, businesses, and firefighters of Big Walnut Joint Fire District by assisting in the prevention of fires and injuries through comprehensive inspection, investigation, and public education programs.

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Are You Ready For Home Fire Safety?


Are You Ready for Home Fire Prevention?

Preparedness is your family’s best defense against deadly fires. The State Fire Marshal and Ready Ohio encourage Ohioans to learn what to do to prepared for and recover from disasters, including home fires. Practice these fire safety tips:

     CheckInstall a smoke detector on each level of your home and inside each bedroom.

     Check Test your smoke detectors monthly. Make the first Tuesday of the month "Test Day."

     Check Change the batteries in your smoke detectors twice a year. When you change the time on your clocks, change your batteries.

     Check As part of your family disaster plan, make a home fire escape plan. Every room should have two escape routes. Practice your fire drills.

     Check Sleep with your bedroom doors closed.

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Home Smoke Alarms Save Lives!!!


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