The Washington Township/Avon Fire Department employees 84 individuals assigned to various areas.
Members currently assigned to the operations division work a 24-hour-on/48-hour-off shift, responding from one of three firehouses. Each shift is commanded by a Battalion Chief, and each station is assigned a Lieutenant for each shift.
We currently operate three engine companies, one ladder company, three transporting medic trucks, and an incident command vehicle. 40 of our operations personnel are certified at the paramedic level; all remaining members are EMTs.
The fire department is led by Fire Chief Dan Smith and supported by an administration staff of 12, which includes a Deputy Chief of Administration, a Deputy Chief of Operations, a Training Division Chief, a Prevention/Investigations Division Chief, a Director of Public Education, and a Director of Support Services. Our Fire Prevention and Investigations Division employs one full-time fire inspector and is overseen by the Fire Marshal.
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