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Fire Department FAQs

Q:       My insurance company wants a copy of the Fire Investigation Report for a recent fire at my home. Who do I contact?  

A: Call the Lakewood Fire Prevention Bureau at 216-529-6660.

Q:        Where should I put smoke detectors in my home?  

A: The fire department recommends smoke detectors on every level of the home and in all rooms used for sleeping.

Q:        How far is a hydrant from my home?  

A: All properties in Lakewood are within 300 feet of a fire hydrant.

Q:        Does the Lakewood Fire Department give out smoke detectors?  

A: The City of Lakewood does not currently provide smoke detectors. The landlord is responsible for providing smoke detectors in all rental units and carbon monoxide detectors in all buildings with 5 or fewer units or apartments that have their own furnace.

Q:        I was transported to the hospital by the Lakewood Fire Department and have a question about my bill. Who do I contact?  

A: Call the billing agency, ADPI-Intermedix, toll-free at 1-866-431-7960. If the bill has gone to collections please call the city Finance Department: Irene Drazen, 216-529-6097

Q:        Who can inspect my child’s car seat for proper installation and use?    

A: Contact the Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital Injury Prevention Center and Safety Store hotline at 216-844-2277 for a current list of inspection stations near you. (The Lakewood Police and Fire Departments DO NOT have inspection stations or certified technicians to perform this service.)

Q:        I need to renew (or get) my CPR/AED certification. Who do I contact for information on classes offered?  

A: Call the Fairview Hospital Wellness Center at 440-356-6303.

Q:        Where can I drop off my aluminum cans for recycling?  

A: Each Lakewood Fire Station has an outdoor bin to collect for the Aluminum Cans for Burned Children Foundation, 365 days a year.

Q:        I need an inspection for day care license, adoption or to become a foster care provider. Who do I call?  

A: Call the Lakewood Fire Prevention Bureau at 216-529-6660.

Q:       What is the ISO rating for Lakewood?  

A: The ISO rating for the Lakewood Fire Department is Class 2.

Q:       Do you have any information on how to be prepared in the case of an emergency?

 A:        Yes, the Lakewood Fire Department has created an Emergency Preparedness Guide which should answer all of your questions and keep you ready for an emergency. The guide may be found on the city website at the following link: http://www.onelakewood.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/EMERGENCY-PREPAREDNESS-GUIDE-1.pdf