Fire Prevention and Safety Resources

  1. Outreach and Safety Programs
  2. Fire Safety Tips
  • 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. 
  • 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 located at:
    390 S. Yearling Road
    Whitehall, OH 43213  
  • Smoke detectors are available at the fire station on a limited availability basis. 
  • The Whitehall Senior Safety Council (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). 
  • The Fire Division operates a 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. 
  • The Fire Prevention Bureau will conduct a home safety survey of any residence upon request. 
  • The Fire Prevention Bureau provides safety training to area businesses, including evacuation plans and fire extinguisher training. 
  • Members of the Fire Division attend many school functions throughout the year. 
  • 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. 
  • The Fire Division is instrumental in City’s annual fireworks display as well as the National Night Out event.
  • And of course fire station tours are always available. Please call ahead to schedule large groups.