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Welcome to Bloom Township Fire Department! 

Mission Statement: Bloom Township Fire Department, recognized as a progressive leader in providing the highest quality emergency services, is committed to the preservation of life, property, and the environment by effectively and efficiently meeting the emerging public safety and welfare needs of our diverse community. We will accomplish this by maintaining the highest standards of professional service through prevention of harm, surviving the environment, and "being nice"!

Bloom Township Fire Department
66 S. Market St
P.O. Box 551
Lithopolis, Ohio 43136-0551  
Emergency Dial 911
614.837.5530 
Fax 614.833.9589
Chief Terry B. Gill

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Bloom Township Fire Department proudly protects 7000 people living in an area of 45 square miles. Bloom Township Fire Department provides emergency services to the residents of Bloom Township, Fairfield County and part of Madison Township, Pickaway County. We operate out of 2 stations that protect a primarily residential area.

Our department is a public department whose members are on a combination of paid and volunteer status. We have an ISO rating of 4 in the Village of Lithopolis, 7 in the Township.

The Bloom Township Fire Department is home to the IAFF Local 3465. We are proud to work with our volunteers and part time employees.

The department is governed by the Bloom Township Trustees.


Where do Fires Start?

In 2006, 40% of 396,000 home fires, that firefighters responded to, started in the kitchen.

Place of fire origin Percentage of all home fire
Kitchen 40%
Bedroom 8%
Chimney/Flue 7%
Heating Equipment area 6%
Living Room/den 4%

Info from National Fire Protection Association base on 2002-2005 statistics

Statistics for fatal home fires are quite different.  In 2006, there were 2580 reported fire-related deaths.  Almost half of all victims were killed by fire that began in the bedroom or the living room.

Source:  NFPA.org


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