2016 Valor Award Winners

Posted on: 09/19/2016

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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

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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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Fourth Annual Pancake Breakfast

Posted on: 09/07/2016

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The Toledo Fire & Rescue Foundation will be holding its fourth annual pancake breakfast on September 9, 2016, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. The proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Toledo Fire & Rescue Foundation. The T.F.R.D. Foundation was established…

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Last Fire Horse Retired 100 Years Ago Today

Posted on: 08/12/2016

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Today, August 12, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the last fire horse being retired from service on what was then called the Toledo Fire Department. The last Toledo fire horse was located at fire station 15, which at the time,…

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Federal Grant Award Comes To T.F.R.D.

Posted on: 08/04/2016

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The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department has been awarded a competitive grant valued at $80,350 for the acquisition of specialized equipment to assist and improve our response to fires and other emergencies in the city’s high-rise buildings. This grant was…

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