Milwaukee Survive Alive House

Fire Education Center

Foundation for the Milwaukee Fire Education Center

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing, President

Assistant Chief John Schwengel, Vice President

Battalion Chief Kevin Hafeman

William Mokros, Treasurer

Alderman Jose Perez

Nick Padway

Katie Horrigan

Dr. Marlene Melzer

Jackie Mann

Annie McGinnity-Kubes

BOARD ADVISORS:

Nicole Sponholtz

Director of Survive Alive House:

Lieutenant Julian Gladney

News

CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR LAW: CO Detector


Effective February 1, 2011, ALL one and two family buildings including owner occupied buildings will be required to have CO detectors in accordance with Wisconsin's new Carbon Monoxide Detector Law.

Three families and larger buildings in Wisconsin that have attached garages or “fuel burning devices” –gas heat, oil heat, gas dryers, gas stoves etc. had a similar law become effective last April.  

CO detectors must be within 75 feet of all fuel burning device and within 15′ of each bedroom. One is required in the basement if there is a “fuel burning device” down there. They are also required in common hallways spaced no more than 75′.

Battery and plug in units are okay. Mount them on the ceiling or wall.

Please see the links tab   above for more information, CO law links.