Arlington Fire District, Poughkeepsie NY
The Arlington Fire District located in Dutchess County, New York, is one of three fire departments that serve the Town of Poughkeepsie. Around the clock fire protection and advanced life support ambulance services are provided to a mix use of residential, industrial and commercial properties, major roadways, as well as countless people visiting or traveling through the area. The District is home to many businesses, including International Business Machines Corporation, and renowned educational institutions such as Vassar College, Oakwoods Friends, and Poughkeepsie Day Schools.
On behalf of the Arlington Fire District, welcome to our website and thank you for taking the time to visit. The men and women of this department consider public service a privilege and recognize our sworn responsibility to help ensure life safety, stabilize incidents, and conserve property. Since 1922, we have continued to deliver our services in a courteous, expedient and efficient manner. Simply stated, our personnel care deeply about their duty to serve and value the trust we are given.
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Who should have a CO Detector?
Single Family Residences
A single family residence, heated by a forced air furnace or a boiler that burns a fossil fuel , should have a carbon monoxide detector within forty (40) feet of all rooms used for sleeping. The carbon monoxide detector should be placed so it will be easily heard in all sleeping areas and should be installed according to manufacturers instructions.