What is a Knox Box?

A Knox Box is a way for firefighters to gain entry to buildings without causing damage. During a fire alarm when no obvious signs of fire are apparent, firefighters can gain access to buildings to check whether an alarm is false or there is a problem. The advantage is there is no unnecessary damage caused by firefighters during a false alarm. You may contact Fire Marshal John DeCaro at 734.822.4964 with any questions.

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1. How often should I replace my smoke alarms?
2. Who would I call for information on Neighborhood Watch?
3. Where can I get a fire extinguisher?
4. Where can disabled residents get information on how to be better prepared for emergencies?
5. Can I burn leaves on my own property?
6. Does Pittsfield Charter Township have a Humane Society or Animal Control Officer?
7. Will I get charged if my Fire Alarm goes off but there is no fire?
8. How do I get a copy of a fire report?
9. What is a Knox Box?
10. What kind of work schedule do firefighters work?