Frequently Asked Questions


We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help provide our community with the information you need. Just click on any of the titles below to view a list of questions and answers pertaining to each department. If you have a question and cannot find the answer here, please feel free to contact any of the departments below. You can find our contact information at the bottom of each section as well as on the About Delhi page of this website.


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Yes.  We offer car seat installation by our personnel who have been trained through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.  Car seats are installed by appointment only, generally between the hours of 7:00AM  to 7:00PM. However, appointment requests at other times may be accommodated for special circumstances.  Please note, it is important that you call for an appointment because there are times when a certified car seat installer is not available.  Please call (513) 922-2011 for more information or to make an appointment.

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CPR classes are offered using a blended format of online learning with in-person testing.  This class includes training for the basic use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The cost is $40 per person. Upon successful completion of course requirements, participants receive a CPR Pro for Professional Rescuers certificate through the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI).  Please call (513) 922-2011 for more information and to register.

Babysitting classes are held through the summer months utilizing the Safe Sitter Program.  Please check the Community Events Calendar. The cost is $75 per person.  Call (513) 922-2011 to register.  More information about Safe Sitter can be found at www.safesitter.org

 

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Periodic beeping (one short chirp every 15-20 minutes) is usually indicative of a low battery. Delhi Township Fire Department recommends changing batteries every spring and fall on the same day you change your clocks.

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In a ranch home, one smoke detector should be placed in the hall outside the bedrooms and one at the bottom of the stairway in the lower level.
In a two story home, one smoke detector should be installed on each floor. On the second floor, place one in the hallway outside the bedrooms, on the first floor position a detector in a central location (preferably a hallway), and finally one at the bottom of the stairway in the basement.

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Delhi Township Fire Department is for emergency transports only. Transporting patients in non-emergency cases are handled by private medical transport companies. Their numbers can be found in the Yellow Pages under “Ambulance Service”.

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If the EMS run report is for yourself or your minor dependent, a copy of the report can be obtained by stopping by the Delhi Township Fire Department Fire Headquarters located at 697 Neeb Road. Due to HIPAA law, there are forms that must be filled out and you must provide a picture ID as proof of identity. Once the paperwork is filled out and approved, a copy of the report will be released to you. There is a fee of $0.05 per page for each report requested. Because of the HIPAA law, you cannot obtain copies of reports for relatives, friends, etc.

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Please call 9-1-1 for any type of fire or medical emergency, or for medical non-emergencies. For other types of calls, call the administrative offices at 513-922-2011 or, if it is not during regular business hours, call the Hamilton County Communications Center non-emergency line at 513-825-2260. Do not call the fire station, as crews are not always at the station. They may be out doing training or at another emergency.

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Charges for ambulance fees help cover the cost of equipment, supplies, and medicines used during the transport, as well as the transport itself. Most insurance carriers have a payment for EMS transports built into their plans, which should cover the costs. If you are a resident of Delhi Township any balance remaining is written off.

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Routine fire hydrant maintenance is (in the Spring & Fall) is handled by the department. If a hydrant is leaking in your neighborhood, please call Fire Headquarters at 513-922-2011 and we will send personnel out to assess the problem.

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No. Open burning is not permitted in Delhi Township. If you have questions, please call Delhi Township Fire Department at 513-922-2011.

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No, they do not. The pool owner is responsible for filling their swimming pool.

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A Knox Box is a secure rapid entry system for emergency services. It is a secure box containing master keys and information about contact persons, materials on the property or and special information that will aid the emergency service.

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Yes, you can visit the Knox-Box Rapid Entry Systems website or pick up a form at Fire Department Headquarters at 697 Neeb Road. Once the form is filled out, return it with your payment to the Fire Department for processing. When you receive your Knox Box, a Fire Inspector will help you find the best location for installation at your address. After the box is properly installed, Fire Department staff member with the master key to the Knox Box will come and place your Master keys into the box and lock it.

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There are many things that give off carbon monoxide. They include gas appliances such as furnaces, water heaters and stoves. Fuel burning space heaters and wood burning fireplaces can give off carbon monoxide. Even warming up your car or barbecuing in your garage can fill your house with carbon monoxide. The problem is that it is an odorless, colorless gas so until you begin to see symptoms, you don know it’s there. People experiencing carbon monoxide poisoning feel like they have a flu that came on suddenly. This also affects small pets and even plants. Carbon monoxide detectors will sense excessive levels of the gas early and warn you to leave. If your family is having symptoms or your detector is sounding an alarm, call 9-1-1 and the fire department will respond. We can take readings and provide medical help. Sometimes we can shut off the source of the problem but you will need to call out a technician to check the appliance and make repairs. For more information on carbon monoxide and detectors visit our Carbon Monoxide Safety page or contact Delhi Township Fire Department at 513-922-2011.

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We offer an education and support program (Juvenile Firesetter Program) for youth firesetters and their parents. For more information contact Lt. Dan Albertz 513-922-2011.

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Complete, print and mail a copy of the Run Report Form* and applicable fee or contact the Delhi Township Fire Department Administration office at 513-922-2011. There is a fee of $5.00 per report.

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Douglas S. Campbell Jr., Fire Chief
697 Neeb Road, Cincinnati, OH 45233
(513) 922-2011 Office • (513) 922-8767 Fax
Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm M-F
For general information, send email to:
fire@delhi.oh.us

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