Another busy weekend for T.F.R.D.

Posted on: 06/29/2015

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This past Saturday’s torrential rains, high winds and power outages helped to create a busy weekend for T.F.R.D. The three day period from Friday through Sunday saw approximately 571 incidents. Mix in three structure fires and a mutual aid Hazardous…

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T.F.R.D. Promotion Ceremony

Posted on: 06/26/2015

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Six members of the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department were promoted today in a ceremony held in Toledo City Council Chambers at One Government Center. Promoted to Captain during this 9 a.m. ceremony was Lieutenant Thomas J. Kalucki. He was…

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Suspect Attempts to Assault Firefighters

Posted on: 06/18/2015

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This morning, at approximately 5 a.m., an assailant entered the back of  T.F.R.D ambulance, Medic 23, as it was backing into quarters. The assailant charged toward the firefighters in the crew cab who were able to exit the vehicle. As…

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T.F.R.D. Remembers Our Fallen Firefighters

Posted on: 06/10/2015

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Today at noon in a solemn ceremony, Toledo Fire & Rescue Department honored the 52 Toledo Firefighters who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the Line of Duty. The number of Toledo Firefighters that have died in the Line of Duty…

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54th Annual Memorial Service Planned

Posted on: 06/05/2015

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This Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at noon, the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department will be remembering its members who have died in the Line Of Duty serving our great city. The Memorial Service began after the loss of four Toledo Firefighters…

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Fire Class 290 Sworn In

Posted on: 05/29/2015

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Today at 9 a.m., the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department added to its roster with the swearing in of 27 new fire recruits. Thanks to research done by retired Toledo Firefighter and Toledo Fire Museum Historian, Tim Boaden, this new…

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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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