Fire Prevention Bureau

Fire Education

Fire Code Enforcement

Lt. Theo Schmidt

(614) 729-1921


The Prevention Bureau also develops and coordinates public education activities for fire prevention purposes.  The programs include fire education classes to approximately 3,000 students a year, a juvenile fire setter program and a fire extinguisher education program for the business community.                            
Additional fire safety information is available on our About Safety Services page for downloading.

Fire Investigation

Trained fire investigators from the Truro Township Fire Prevention Bureau are responsible for providing a cause and origin investigation for all fires in Truro Township.  Investigators are on call 24-hours a day 365 days a year.  Truro Township fire investigators are responsible for investigating all suspicious and non-suspicious fires where a cause cannot readily be determined by on scene personnel.  Truro fire investigators work closely with the Fire Marshals Office and local law enforcement agencies.

Arson is one of the most costly human-made disasters.  If you have any information regarding any fire related crimes, please contact the Truro Township Fire Prevention Bureau at (614) 729-1921.      

The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for performing a number of mandated by Ohio Law or Administrative Code.  
The bureau performs both plan review and field inspections
to determine fire code compliance for all construction activities involving both new and existing structures in the Township,
with the exception of detached one and two family dwellings. The Bureau also performs either scheduled or periodic fire safety inspections of all commercial and educational buildings, as well as child-care facilities, foster care and home
​adoption in the Township. Fire Inspectors are certified through the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the State Fire Marshals Office. 

Emergency: 911

​Non-Emergency (614) 864-2445

Truro Station 161

6900 E. Main Street

Truro Station 162

6305 E. Livingston Avenue

The misson of the Truro Township Fire Prevention Bureau is to make Truro Township a safer place to live, work and visit by protecting its residents and guests from the ravages of fire. We accomplish this by conducting life safety inspections of existing structures and new construction, developing proactive community education programs and maintaining an aggressive fire investigation program.