My carbon monoxide detector is beeping and we do not feel sick, what should we do?
If the CO detector is sounding intermittently, check the detector for low batteries even if it is plugged into the wall. If it continues to sound even after you have changed the batteries, call the fire department for assistance. If the CO detector is alarming with a constant beep, everyone in the house should immediately move to a fresh air location outside and call the fire department. Leave your windows and doors closed so that the fire department can survey the home using air monitoring equipment to determine the problem. If no problem is found and your CO detector is older than 6 years, you may have a malfunctioning detector and it will need to be replaced. Many new CO detectors have an end of life notification alarm that will let you know when they need to be replaced.

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1. How do I obtain a fire incident report?
2. Can I have a backyard fire pit?
3. Can I burn in city limits or outside city limits?
4. My carbon monoxide detector is beeping and we do not feel sick, what should we do?
5. Day Care Inspections: How long does it take for the inspections, how much does it cost and what do they look for?
6. Where should I place smoke detectors in my home and how should they be maintained?
7. Do I need a carbon monoxide detector and what are the symptoms of CO poisoning?
8. Is a permit and testing required for a fire alarm system?
9. Is a permit required before a fire sprinkler system can be installed and what type of testing is required?
10. Is a permit required for other suppression systems for areas such as special storage, computer server rooms, paint booths, kitchen hoods, etc.?
11. Does the Fire Department give tours, how long do they last, and what do they talk about?
12. Do you trade patches?
13. Mail boxes – how close can they be to fire hydrants?
14. How close to a hydrant can you put your driveway?
15. How close to a fire hydrant or fire station entrance can you park?
16. What are the different types of Knox Boxes, what do they cost and how long does it take to get one? Where is the best place to put the box on your building?
17. What kind of fire extinguisher should I have for my home?
18. What do firefighters do all day?
19. What is the City of Bismarck's Fire Protection Rating (a.k.a. ISO Public Protection Classification)?
20. How does the fire department know where I live?
21. How do I implement an exit drill?
22. Where can I find more information regarding fire safety?