|Daily Dispatch: Ohio News|
|Clearcreek Township Fire Department add sensory bags for patients with autism|
|Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:44:44 -0800|
The Clearcreek Township Fire Department has added sensory bags to help firefighters and paramedics when they respond to a scene involving someone on the autism spectrum. Firefighter and paramedic Eric Henry was the brainchild behind the departments new addition and did research into what items would help first responders to calm a child or adult with autism.
- PUB DATE: 11/12/2019 5:44:44 PM - SOURCE: WXIX-TV FOX 19 Cincinnati
|Warren County home deemed ‘total loss’ after morning fire|
|Wed, 13 Nov 2019 05:42:39 -0800|
A Warren County house sustained significant damage after a fire broke out Wednesday morning, according to investigators. Crews from several fire departments responded to the house in the 3000 block of state Route 122 around 7:40 a.m. Wednesday after the blaze was reported. Firefighters reported when they arrived on scene that flames and smoke were coming from the chimney area and under the roof of the home, Franklin Twp.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2019 5:42:39 AM - SOURCE: WHIO-TV Dayton
|Boardman wants fully-staffed ambulances to deal with increase in calls|
|Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:45:09 -0800|
Boardman Township trustees heard various proposals Tuesday night about adding ambulance services to the township, which would be provided by the township itself. The issue is how to pay for it. When asked if an additional tax levy would be necessary, we were told nothing has been decided yet. Boardman firefighters were among those who showed up for the special trustees meeting, curious to hear about the possibility of the township creating its own ambulance service.
- PUB DATE: 11/12/2019 7:45:09 PM - SOURCE: WYTV-TV 33 News
|Firefighters battle house fire in Dayton for nearly 3 hours|
|Wed, 13 Nov 2019 03:11:32 -0800|
It took crews nearly three hours to contain a house fire in Dayton early Wednesday. A 911 call led firefighters to a vacant house on Kumler Avenue, near Superior Avenue, around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday. When crews arrived, they found flames coming from the house. The fire spread to a nearby home. Authorities aren’t sure if anyone was living at the second house.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2019 3:11:32 AM - SOURCE: WDTN-TV 2
|Clearcreek Fire District crew honored for saving tanker driver in fiery crash|
|Wed, 13 Nov 2019 02:00:15 -0800|
The Clearcreek Fire District crew that saved a trucker trapped in the fiery wreckage of his semitrailer on U.S. 42 in late October were honored Tuesday night for the valor they displayed in reacting at a scene their chief said looked like something you'd see on TV. Jeffrey Miller, of Union, Ohio, was left hanging upside down in the cab of his semitrailer that crashed when he drove off the road just north of Township Line Road the morning of Oct.
- PUB DATE: 11/13/2019 2:00:15 AM - SOURCE: Oxford Press
|1 killed, 2 medics injured after semi strikes Mad River Twp. medical vehicle on I-70|
|Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:21:46 -0800|
The driver of a semitrailer was ejected and killed after he crashed into a medic unit on westbound I-70 in Clark County early Tuesday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The incident first started as a reported single-vehicle crash around 1:39 a.m. when dispatchers received reports of a crash on westbound I-70 about two miles east of I-675, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt.
- PUB DATE: 11/12/2019 3:21:46 AM - SOURCE: My Dayton Daily News
|Barberton residents upset as city heads toward $1 million in overtime|
|Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:41:54 -0800|
Some Barberton residents and city leaders are concerned city overtime will likely balloon to $1 million in 2019, half of the overtime going to the fire department. Barberton homeowner Robert Agustynovich said he was so upset about runaway city overtime and wrote a letter to the city fire chief. Agustynovich said the current fire union contract, requiring nine firefighters on the job at all times, is partly to blame for increasing overtime costs.
- PUB DATE: 11/11/2019 7:41:54 PM - SOURCE: WEWS-TV IBS 5 Cleveland
|Police: Man killed in crash, fire in Pleasant Ridge|
|Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:14:38 -0800|
A man is dead after a car crash turned into a fire in Pleasant Ridge late Sunday night. The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Ridge and Montgomery Road. A man is dead after a car crash turned into a fire in Pleasant Ridge late Sunday night. The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Ridge and Montgomery Road.
- PUB DATE: 11/11/2019 6:14:38 AM - SOURCE: WLWT-TV NBC 5 Cincinnati
|‘This is your home away from home’: Lorain opens new fire station, replacing one built 100 years ago|
|Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:39:14 -0800|
It's a new place to call home sweet home. The City of Lorain has opened a brand new fire station on the east side to replace the one built in 1919. "This is your home away from home," explained retired firefighter Lonnie George. 100 years later, station four firefighters are settling into a new space.
- PUB DATE: 11/10/2019 7:39:14 PM - SOURCE: WJW-TV MyFox Cleveland
|Firefighters battle house fire in Greenville|
|Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:03:16 -0800|
Crews from several Mercer County fire departments were called out early Tuesday to battle flames at a home in Greenville. Mercer County Dispatch put out the first call just after 4:30 am to a working structure fire at 9 Elm Street. A second call for more manpower from other departments went out about ten minutes later.
- PUB DATE: 11/12/2019 3:03:16 AM - SOURCE: WFMJ-TV Youngstown NBC 21
|Youngstown Council to address getting rid of fire personnel, higher wastewater rates|
|Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:38:39 -0800|
At its meeting this Wednesday, Youngstown City Council will decide if the number of battalion chiefs in the fire department should be reduced, hear from people opposed to closing a fire station and vote on whether wastewater rates should be increased. Council’s agenda includes a proposed ordinance reducing the number of battalion chiefs from six to three.
- PUB DATE: 11/11/2019 7:38:39 PM - SOURCE: WYTV-TV 33 News
|Cleveland firefighter falls through floor battling house fire, hospitalized|
|Fri, 08 Nov 2019 02:40:43 -0800|
A Cleveland firefighter is being treated at the hospital, after falling through the floor while battling a house fire. The fire broke out in the 12800 block of Gay Ave. around 4 a.m. Friday. The firefighter had minor injuries and is in stable condition, according to the Cleveland Fire Department. It took more than an hour for firefighters to get the flames under control.
- PUB DATE: 11/8/2019 2:40:43 AM - SOURCE: WJW-TV MyFox Cleveland
|Granville Trustees activate 90-day fire/EMS contract cancellation with Union Township|
|Thu, 07 Nov 2019 08:39:36 -0800|
In an hour-long Wednesday meeting that saw passionate debate among Granville Township Trustees, the decision was made by a 2-1 vote to activate a 90-day notification to cancel Granville’s agreement to provide fire and emergency services to Union Township. However, Granville officials added a last-minute addendum that allows that contract to be extended by mutual agreement.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2019 8:39:36 AM - SOURCE: Newark Advocate
|Small for forces firefighters to block SR 41 in Miami County|
|Fri, 08 Nov 2019 06:39:13 -0800|
Firefighters requested for state Route 41 to be shut down briefly between Troy and Covington Friday morning while they extinguished a reported fire, according to initial reports. The fire was reported in the 5000 block of state Route 41 around 8:30 a.m. Friday. First crews on scene reported smoke coming from a structure, however the fire was quickly brought under control, emergency scanner traffic indicates.
- PUB DATE: 11/8/2019 6:39:13 AM - SOURCE: My Dayton Daily News
|Council reinstates Bellaire Volunteer Fire Department member|
|Fri, 08 Nov 2019 07:41:20 -0800|
The Bellaire Volunteer Fire Department is welcoming back one of its members following approval of the man’s reinstatement by Village Council on Thursday. In a 4-1 decision, council approved allowing William E. Elliott of Shadyside to re-join the department. Elliott completed a drug court program and his former drug trafficking charges were dismissed.
- PUB DATE: 11/8/2019 7:41:20 AM - SOURCE: Martins Ferry Times Leader
|Firefighter injured while fighting huge vacant house fire in west Toledo|
|Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:27:26 -0800|
A TFRD firefighter was taken to the hospital Thursday morning for a medical reason he experienced while fighting a huge vacant house fire in west Toledo. Pvt. Sterling Rahe says the firefighter was conscious and talking while he was being transported to the hospital. He was later treated and released.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2019 3:27:26 AM - SOURCE: WTOL-TV CBS 11 Toledo
|Obituary: James A. Harrison, Sugarcreek Fire & Rescue Department Chief|
|Thu, 07 Nov 2019 05:46:26 -0800|
James A. Harrison 64, of Sugarcreek, is now at peace following a courageous battle with an unfair opponent, cholangiocarcinoma. He returned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, while surrounded by his beloved family. Born May 17, 1955 in Dover, Jim was the son of the late Gene and Edith (Hamilton) Harrison.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2019 5:46:26 AM - SOURCE: WTUZ-FM 99.9
|Lowering 911 Dispatch Fees, A 'Game Changer' For Hamilton County Departments, Depends On Voters|
|Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:36:54 -0800|
Hamilton County residents will find out soon if they'll be asked to overturn a quarter-percent sales tax increase approved in October to balance the county budget. Part of the additional money from the sales tax hike would go toward lowering 911 dispatch fees for cities, villages and townships who use the county's communications center.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2019 3:36:54 AM - SOURCE: WMUB-FM 88.5 Oxford Public Radio
|Former Middletown fire truck finishes its long journey to serve Caribbean island|
|Thu, 07 Nov 2019 02:42:33 -0800|
A retired Middletown fire engine has arrived and is back in service in a new community in the Caribbean. The retired 1997 Luverne fire engine could have been sold for scrap, but the Middletown Division of Fire worked with Cincinnati firefighter Walter Cook, who facilitates donations of retired fire apparatus and equipment to nations in the Caribbean and in South America.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2019 2:42:33 AM - SOURCE: Hamilton Journal-News
|Burning home lights up sky over Youngstown|
|Thu, 07 Nov 2019 02:33:48 -0800|
Firefighters spent part of Thursday morning, making sure flames didn't spread from a burning home to neighboring houses on Youngstown's South Side. Just after 2:30 a.m., the fire was reported in a vacant home on the 1000 block of Hawthorne Street, just east of Glenwood Avenue. When firefighters arrived, flames had spread throughout the home and lit up the sky over the neighborhood.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2019 2:33:48 AM - SOURCE: WFMJ-TV NBC 21 Youngstown