Smoke Alarm Distribution Following Fatal Fire

Posted on: 05/06/2015

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Today, the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department Fire Prevention Bureau was in the Willard Street neighborhood going door to door to discuss fire safety and distribute smoke alarms as needed. Currently, city of Toledo residents must go to their local Toledo…

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40th Anniversary of First Life Squad

Posted on: 05/05/2015

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Today, May 5, 2015, marks the 40th anniversary of the first Life Squad being placed in service with the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department.  In the late 1960’s, the National Highway Safety Act was focused on the plight of trauma…

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Toledo Firefighters Rescue Two In Early Morning Fire

Posted on: 05/02/2015

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This morning, May 2, 2015, at approximately 2:11 a.m., the report of a fire at 253 Willard Street was received by our Fire Communications Bureau. A “regular alarm” compliment was dispatched to this reported fire. Toledo Fire & Rescue Department responding…

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Arson Awareness Week 2015

Posted on: 05/01/2015

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The United States Fire Administration (U.S.F.A) has proclaimed May 3-9, 2015, as Arson Awareness Week. According to the U.S.F.A., nationally, there were about 17,000 intentionally set fires in homes each year during 2010-2012. The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department would…

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April 2015 Promotional Ceremony

Posted on: 04/10/2015

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Today at 10 a.m. in city council chambers, Fire Chief Luis Santiago promoted two members of our department. While promotional ceremonies are not uncommon, the unique angle today is that both members have fathers that currently serve on our department, with…

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Fire Station 12 Opening Ceremony

Posted on: 03/26/2015

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On Friday, March 27, 2015, at a 1:00 p.m., the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department will hold a “Ribbon Cutting” ceremony for the formal opening of Fire Station 12. The department’s newest station is located at 3435 Chase Street. The…

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Safe Sleep Ambassador Training Opportunity

Posted on: 03/03/2015

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On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., free training will be offered to provide organizations and individuals the tools and knowledge to help prevent infant deaths in our community. This will be held at the United Missionary…

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Fire Station 12 Opening Delayed

Posted on: 01/28/2015

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  On Tuesday, January 27, 2015,  at 1232 hours, Engine 24 responded to a commercial fire alarm at 3435 Chase Street. Engine 24 arrived on scene at fire station 12, 3435 Chase Street, to find water flowing from ceiling tiles…

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Fire Station 21 Temporary Closure

Posted on: 10/08/2014

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    On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, just after 7:00 a.m. roll call, Fire Station 21 was closed temporarily for maintenance of the apparatus bay floor. The need for the closure is to seal the concrete apparatus floor after water was discovered…

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Space Heater Safety

Posted on: 10/07/2014

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The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department would like to remind you of the importance of space heater safety as we enter the cool fall months. These tips would apply to electric or kerosene heaters alike. While space heaters account for approximately 2…

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