Hiram – In March, the Hiram Fire Department took delivery of a new Scott Thermal Imager Camera as part of a NOPEC grant, written by Hiram Township Trustee Chairman Steve Pancost. The camera’s cost was $9,600 and was given to the Fire Department by the Township to carry on-board our newest engine. This life-saving device can be used to assist firefighters in fire attack, locating victims, and hidden fires. We have already used the camera on two fires and it has worked out great.
The camera’s color screen can also locate heat loss and potentially save residents money by identifying where they would benefit from additional insulation. The Fire Department is available to come out with the camera and assist Hiram residents with locating heat loss and point out any dangerous fire conditions. To arrange this free service please email or call the station between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.