Budget Hearing on March 28

The Washington Township Board of Trustees will be deliberating the 2023 permanent budget at their meeting on March 28, 2023 at 6pm. The meeting will be at the Washington Township Administration Building on 6200 Eiterman Rd. in Dublin.

Open Burn Prohibited In March, April, May

Individuals that choose to conduct open burning in Ohio should be aware of rules and regulations that may affect them.  Following are several regulatory items to consider: Ohio Revised Code 1503.18 prohibits most open burning in unincorporated areas in March, April, May, October, and November …Read More

Change your clocks, change your batteries

On Sunday March 12, states throughout the U.S. will spring their clocks forward to start Daylight Savings Time. Many people will also use this opportunity to change their home’s smoke alarm batteries as well. Working smoke alarms are a critical element of home fire …Read More

February is National Heart Month

February is National Heart Month, also a good time to remind everyone to take care of their heart and consider their risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Cardiac arrest claims thousands of lives every year. It’s also the perfect time to take training on how …Read More

Carry emergency supplies in your vehicle

Winter weather in Central Ohio can be unpredictable. The chaos it can cause in creating traffic jams and accidents can leave drivers stranded on the road for hours. But if you are prepared for this unpleasant, yet possible event, you can improve your comfort …Read More

Common causes of fire: candles, surge protectors and space heaters

Decorating a table with a candle is a great idea, provided that the candle isn’t part of a centerpiece that contains combustible materials. Before you light the candle in your centerpiece, remove the surrounding decorations and blow it out before you and your guests …Read More

January is Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month

Firefighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. In 2022, almost 75% of the fire fighters added to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial died from occupational cancer. In partnership with the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN), the IAFF has designated January …Read More

Burning Leaves Safely

Falling leaves are often the first signs of the seasonal shift — and of more yardwork. As the piles of raked leaves build up, you’re faced with a new problem: how to dispose of them. A popular method of disposal is to burn them. …Read More

WTFD Celebrates National Fire Prevention Week

The Washington Township Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2022. This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape”, works to educate everyone about simple but …Read More

Learn to be Fire Safe while on Campus

  September is campus fire safety month and going to college is an exciting time for students and their parents. Freedom! Responsibility! However, when it comes to on and off campus housing, it’s important for students and parents to keep fire safety top of …Read More