T.F.R.D. Is Recruiting!

Posted on: 12/07/2016


Will YOU answer the call? That is the question being posed by our Recruiting Team. Testing for the next Fire Class scheduled in 2017 opened on September 17, 2016 and will be open until January 31, 2017. The testing process…

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Toledo Firefighters Museum Receives Pentagon 9-11 Artifacts

Posted on: 11/15/2016

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  	FBI agents, fire fighters, rescue workers and engineers work at the Pentagon crash site on Sept. 14, 2001, where a high-jacked American Airlines flight slammed into the building on Sept. 11.  The terrorist attack caused extensive damage to the west face of the building and followed similar attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.   DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Cedric H. Rudisill.  (Released)

This morning at 11 a.m., the Toledo Firefighters Museum received at very special donation of fire gear from the family of a firefighter that was at the scene of the Pentagon on 9-11. Henry “Scott” Plowman was serving with the…

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Retired Chief Honored By U.T.M.C.

Posted on: 09/27/2016


The University of Toledo College of Medicine held their sixth annual Emergency Medicine Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony today at noon. Among the three individuals receiving this distinction was retired Fire Chief Carl W. Neeb. Chief Neeb retired in 1980 and served…

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2016 Valor Award Winners

Posted on: 09/19/2016


In the early morning hours of May 2, 2015, our firefighters were summoned to 253 Willard for the report of a house fire with people trapped. First arriving crews reported heavy fire on the main house, and fire threatening the…

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Fire Class 291 Sworn In

Posted on: 09/09/2016


Today at 9 a.m., the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department added to its roster with the swearing in of 40 new fire recruits. Following the ceremony the recruits will begin thirteen weeks of fire training followed by nine weeks of training…

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