Washington TownshipMontgomery County, Ohio

Safety Updates

Adopt an Outdoor Warning Siren

SirenResidents can help improve our community's safety by "adopting" an outdoor warning siren. The sirens are activated for tornado warnings and potentially used in the event of other emergencies.

How the Program Works

Washington Township Fire Department conducts monthly checks of the 12 alert sirens located throughout Centerville/Washington Township. If you live near a siren, you can help make sure it's working properly by listening for the sound at the monthly testing time and contacting fire headquarters with test results. Siren testing takes place on the first Monday of every month between noon to 12:30 pm and on the first day of spring during a state-wide test of alert sirens. 

For a siren to be considered successfully activated, volunteers will report on two actions: the siren must sound for the three minutes of the test and must rotate 360 degrees. Two volunteers are needed per siren.

Siren Map & How to Volunteer

If you're interested in adopting a siren close to you, please contact Nick Bergman or call 1-937-433-3083.

Check the Washington Township map to see if an outdoor warning siren is near your home. Find it here.

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Contact our Department

  • Fire Department 8320 McEwen Road 
  • Dayton, Ohio 45458 
  • Administration: (937) 433-3083 
  • Non-emergency: (937) 225-4357