How can I dispose of used paint, motor oil, and expired fire extinguishers?

Household hazardous waste can be disposed of at Tomoka Landfill just West of Daytona Beach. Residents are offered the opportunity to dispose of gasoline, paints, thinners/solvents, pool chemicals, fire extinguishers, and similar materials FREE!                                         

Hazardous waste is defined as liquid, solid, contained gas, or sludge wastes that contain properties that are dangerous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment. For more information on the proper disposal of hazardous waste click here.

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1. What is the “ISO”? What is the City of Port Orange’s ISO rating?
2. Does Port Orange Fire & Rescue have a Volunteer Fire Department?
3. How can I set up a tour of the fire station?
4. I am hosting a special event and I’d like a Firefighter to come speak to our group. Is anyone available for such an event?
5. How can I dispose of used paint, motor oil, and expired fire extinguishers?
6. Does the Port Orange Fire & Rescue Department offer CPR classes?
7. Can I get my blood pressure checked at the fire station?
8. Can I get assistance installing my smoke detector and changing the batteries in my smoke detector?
9. How do I get a smoke detector or have mine checked?
10. How do I obtain a fire report?
11. I’ve been calling, but no one is in the office.
12. My child has started several small fires recently. Is there anything I can do to deter him/her from doing this again?
13. Can fireworks be used in the City of Port Orange?
14. Which station covers my neighborhood?
15. How do I dispose of expired medications?
16. Where should the Knox Box be installed?
17. How do I prepare for a hurricane?
18. Why does a fire truck come when you call for an ambulance?
19. Why does the Fire Department bring the fire engine just for a simple inspection?
20. Why do you block traffic lanes at auto accidents, sometimes more lanes than necessary?
21. Why am I not supposed to drive over a fire hose?
22. Why do I need to keep weeds and bushes away from fire hydrants on my property?
23. What other responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
24. What should I do when I see or hear an emergency vehicle approaching when I'm driving?
25. My smoke detector is chirping, what does that mean?
26. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke detectors?
27. Can I burn leaves in my yard?
28. Why do firefighters shop at the local grocery stores?
29. How do I obtain a copy of an EMS report?
30. Sometimes I see emergency vehicles go through a red light at intersections and then, after they go through, they turn off their lights and siren and slow down. Why is this?
31. Does the Fire Department install car seats?
32. Why do I see fire trucks from neighboring communities in Port Orange on calls?
33. How do I select a fire extinguisher?
34. Does the fire department service fire extinguishers?
35. Where can I purchase a fire extinguisher?