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The Sylvania Township Fire Department provides fire and emergency medical response and fire inspection services for more than 48,000 residents and business owners within the Sylvania Fire District.
Sylvania Township Fire Department Offices
8210 Sylvania Avenue
Sylvania, OH 43560
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
How We Can Help You
We provide brief information here because you’ll find all the information you need on the Sylvania Township Fire Department website; many of the topics listed here are links that will take you there. For topics with descriptions, we have provided links to any pertinent forms and codified ordinances you may need.
Fire Inspections and Code Enforcement
The Fire Prevention / Community Risk Reduction Bureau is under the direction of the Fire Marshal. The bureau is charged with three major tasks: 1) fire code enforcement, which includes the annual fire inspection of all commercial and institutional occupancies, and building plan review of new or revised construction, 2) public safety and prevention education, and 3) fire investigation.
Code enforcement is primarily completed through building inspections, on an annual basis, which are completed by the on-duty Engine and Truck Company crews. Having these crews complete fire safety inspections allows them to become more familiar with the buildings in the fire district, which helps them when responding to them for an emergency. These inspections help keep the residents of Sylvania safe by ensuring our area businesses are free of fire code violations and hazards. While conducting these inspections, fire department personnel may verify proper maintenance of fire protection equipment and the operation of fixtures such as smoke detectors, fire alarm systems and emergency lighting equipment.
If you are a commercial building owner or business occupant in the City of Sylvania or Sylvania Township, you can expect a fire department inspector to visit your facility approximately once a year. This annual inspection is intended to support the building owner or occupant’s responsibility to maintain a fire code violation free business, and thereby we will all enjoy a safer Sylvania!
To ask about or request a fire inspection, call us at 419-882-7676 ext. 1670.
Fire inspection reports are public records maintained by Sylvania fire officials. If you want to access a fire inspection report, we would be happy to help. Just call us at 419-882-7676.
Education & School Programs
Sylvania fire personnel provide presentations to schoolchildren and groups to encourage fire safety and provide life-saving information in case of fires, such as what to do if your clothing catches fire, how to use a fire extinguisher or how to evacuate your home, apartment building or business.
To schedule any event or training program, call us at 419-882-7676, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Sylvania Township Fire Department operates from four strategically located stations:
6633 Monroe St.
Sylvania, Ohio 43560
3006 M. McCord Rd. (South of Central)
Toledo, Ohio 43615
5056 Haddon Rd. (at the corner of Whiteford)
Sylvania, Ohio 43623
Sylvania Fire-EMS Headquarters
8210 Sylvania Ave.
Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Firefighter & EMT Credentials
Your Sylvania Fire/EMS Department has highly trained professionals that conduct extensive, year-round training activities to maintain and improve their skills in a variety of disciplines.
These include, but are not limited to:
- Paramedic Level ALS Emergency Medical Care & Transportation
- Fire Investigation
- Fire Prevention and Commercial Building Inspections
- Technical Rescue (Auto Extrication, Water/ Ice, Rope, Elevator, Confined Space)
- Hazardous-Materials Response
- Officer Development
- Tactical EMS in conjunction with Police
Learning within the Fire/EMS service is a career-long commitment. The Fire Training Bureau supports this by administering continuing education to enhance and adapt skills, as the role of the Firefighter/Paramedic continues to evolve.