222 W. Poplar Street (Fire Station #1) and
411 S. Vandemark Road (Fire Station #2)
For emergencies, dial 9-1-1
For non-emergencies, dial 937-498-2346
The Department of Fire & Emergency Services is a full-service, full-time career department that delivers a wide range of professional fire protection services. The Department consists of three divisions: Administration, Operations, and Prevention.
The Administration Division is responsible for management of all fiscal, human, and physical resources as well as the overall operation of a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week organization.
The Operations Division is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of emergency services including fire suppression, emergency medical service calls, hazardous materials mitigation, technical including auto extrication, trench rescue, high angle rope rescue, confined space rescue, and swift water rescue. The Operations Division also maintains the department fleet and conducts pre-emergency planning inspections of target buildings throughout the community.
The department maintains the following fleet of apparatus and equipment: 3 Engines (pumpers) front line; Aerial Ladder Platform (102'); Rescue Engine-used for heavy rescue; 4 Ambulances (equipped as Advanced Life Support Units); Utility pick-up w/4-wheel drive; Utility car; 5 Staff cars (Chief, Fire Prevention, and Training); 2 Boats and motors with trailers; and a Mobile Fire Safety Education Center.
The Prevention Division is responsible for all facets of the City’s Fire Prevention Program. This program includes an aggressive inspection program, fire safety education, fire investigation, juvenile fire setters program, and plans review.
In addition, to providing services to the incorporated areas of the City, the Department provides contractual services to the following unincorporated areas: fire protection to the southern half of Franklin Township, fire and EMS response to the northern half of Orange Township, and fire and EMS to all areas of Clinton Township. Also included is fire and EMS service to I-75 from Sidney to the Miami County line, which includes Clinton, Orange, and Washington Townships; and fire service in Franklin Township north to Sharp Road.
The purpose of this document is to provide for the safety of persons and property at community festivals and other
events where temporary structures are being used. This document shall serve as advance notice to vendors and
participants so they can avoid the common fire safety violations described below.
Notice: Check our MWOAS Web Page at www.SidneyOH.com/fire/MWOAS.html The Midwestern Ohio Arson Seminar is an annual event. The dates for the 2014 Midwestern Ohio Fire Investigators Seminar are March 22-23, 2014 at Sidney Middle School.