Last Fire Horse Retired 100 Years Ago Today

Posted on: 08/12/2016


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


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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While the City Slept….Overnight Fires Kept T.F.R.D. Busy

Posted on: 07/20/2016


Your Toledo Firefighters found themselves in a very challenging position last night when they arrived at the scene of what they thought was a single structure fire on Toledo’s east side. At 3:30 a.m., the first arriving crews found not…

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T.F.R.D. Firefighter’s Daughter on America’s Got Talent

Posted on: 06/22/2016


Toledo Firefighter Adam Bevier has reason to be proud these days, his daughter Calysta, not only went on America’s Got Talent, but inspired  Simon Cowell to hit the Golden Buzzer. Caly’s performance of “Fight Song” overwhelmed the judges leading to Simon’s response.…

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Three Promoted During Morning Ceremony

Posted on: 05/27/2016


Three members of the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department were promoted during a ceremony this morning in city council chambers. Promoted to Deputy Chief was Battalion Chief John Kaminski. Deputy Chief Kaminski was appointed to the department on July 11,…

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