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West Point Fire Department

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Reminder: Change your clock, Change your Batteries!

Posted on 11 March, 2016 at 17:00 Comments comments (29)


On Sunday March 13th, change the batteries in your smoke alarms and other detectors!


In conjunction with Ohio’s fire departments and the Safe & Sound campaign, the Division of State Fire Marshal encourages Ohioans to make a habit of changing the batteries in their smoke detectors at leas...

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Open Burning Ban

Posted on 8 March, 2016 at 11:55 Comments comments (1)

Reminder: Open Burning Ban

March - April - May

6am to 6pm

Ohio Revised Code 1503.18 Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6am and 6pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even...

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Year End Call Statistics - 2015

Posted on 31 January, 2016 at 11:50 Comments comments (1)

Another year has come and past and we have the total statistics for all Emergency and Non Emergency Calls for 2015.

Total Number of Calls - 299

16 - House Fires

6 - Vehicle Fires

5 - Brush and Grass Fires

1 - Trash Fire

1 - Tree Fire

1 - Electric Pole Fire

148 - Medical Calls

39 - Motor Vehicle Crashes

24 - Public Service Calls

59 - Other Emergency / Non Emergency Calls

The passing of FF/AEMT Adam Roberts

Posted on 17 January, 2016 at 13:20 Comments comments (3)

Today it is with heavy hearts that we are sad to hear about the passing of yet another member of the fire / EMS community. Adam Roberts, who formerly served as a Lieutenant at Glenmoor Fire Department, and as an Advanced EMT at both North Star Critical Care and Lifeteam ambulance at different points in his career. Adam will be missed, and his service to the community will never be forgotten. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to his family and friends.

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The passing of EMT John Martin

Posted on 24 December, 2015 at 20:25 Comments comments (1)

It saddens us today to learn that former North Star Critical Care Ambulance EMT, John Martin, has passed. He was a member of North Star's team until he left to pursue his passion of leading his own congregation. John was an asset to the EMS community and was very dedicated to his profession. Him and his family will remain in our thoughts and prayers. He will be missed.

Retired Assistant Chief recognized for 38 years of Service

Posted on 17 December, 2015 at 9:50 Comments comments (1)

Retired Assistant Fire Chief John Barrett was honored for his 38 years of service to the West Point Volunteer Fire Department at a special reception last week. He received two awards: the Exceptional Service Award and the Lifetime Member Award. Through the years with the West Point department, Barrett served as captain, lieutenant, president, treasurer and t...

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