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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Fire Prevention Week Is October 5-11, 2014

Posted on: 10/01/2014

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    Fire Prevention Week kicks of on October 5, 2014 and runs through October 11, 2014. The theme this year is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month”. The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department will be resurrecting…

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Fireman Freddy Parade Scheduled For October 4

Posted on: 09/22/2014

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    Fire Safety week 2014 will see the revival of the “Fireman Freddy Parade”. The Toledo Fire & Rescue Department, in conjunction with the Toledo Firefighters Museum, will hold the parade on October 4, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The…

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Battalion Chief Peter Jaegly Honored

Posted on: 09/09/2014

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The University of Toledo Medical Center held their Fourth Annual Induction Ceremony today honoring Battalion Chief Peter Jaegly, along with Virginia Reidy, R.N. and Joseph Stevens, M.D. A plaque for Pete and the other honorees will be displayed in the…

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USS Toledo Crew Members Visit Toledo Fire & Rescue Department

Posted on: 08/19/2014

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      Commander Michael Majewski and six members of the USS Toledo, a fast-attack submarine, have been visiting our city since August 16, 2014. The crew toured local attractions and schools, as well as community service at the Toledo Children’s…

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