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Fire Prevention and Winter Heating Information Session

The Fire Prevention and Winter Heating Information Session, co-hosted by the District’s Fire and EMS Department (FEMS), will introduce alcohol license holders to best practices, statutory requirements, and District Government resources for fire prevention and permissible heating both indoors and the areas surrounding their establishment.

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • Open flame permits and how to apply
  • Proper storage of heating materials
  • Fire inspections in clubs, bars, and restaurants
  • Best practices to avoid fines


  • Sarah Fashbaugh, Community Resource Officer, Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration
  • John Barnes, Jr., Lieutenant, Fire Prevention Division, Office of the Fire Marshal

All sessions are offered virtually and at no cost. Advance registration is required for all trainings.

Language interpretation may be requested during registration and is subject to availability.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Community Resource Officer Sarah Fashbaugh

A recording of the information session can be found here