Fire Prevention and Safety Resources

  1. Outreach and Safety Programs
  2. Fire Safety Tips
  • Knox Boxes: Residential Knox Boxes are available for short-term use from the Fire Prevention Bureau on a first come first serve basis. Knox Boxes can be purchased through the Fire Division at a cost of approximately $200. 
  • File of Life: The File of Life program allows residents to keep vital information on hand for emergency responders. Forms can be picked up at the Fire Station at 390 S. Yearling Road
    Whitehall, Ohio 43213  
  • Smoke Detectors: Smoke detectors are available at the fire station on a limited availability basis. 
  • Whitehall Senior Safety Council (WSSC): The WSSC is a group of senior citizens who work with the Whitehall Police Crime Prevention Bureau and the Whitehall Fire Prevention Bureau to increase safety of our senior citizens. For more information, contact the Whitehall Senior Citizens, the Whitehall Police Division (WHPD), or the Whitehall Fire Division (WHFD). 
  • Juvenile Fire Setter Program: This program counsels children who are involved with non-criminal fire setting or a dangerous curiosity to fire. Please call 614-231-3627 for details. 
  • Home Safety Surveys: The Fire Prevention Bureau will conduct a home safety survey of any residence upon request. 
  • Business Safety Training: The Fire Prevention Bureau provides safety training to area businesses, including evacuation plans and fire extinguisher training. 
  • Safety Town: For almost 30 years, the Fire Division in conjunction with the Police Division and many other city services has conducted Safety Town with kindergartners from both Whitehall City Schools as well as the Holy Spirit School. 
  • Station Tours: Fire station tours are always available. Please call ahead to schedule large groups.
  • The Fire Division is instrumental in City’s annual Fireworks Viewing Party as well as the National Night Out event. Members of the Fire Division attend many school functions throughout the year.