Last night, Chief Mike Lang and Division Chief Baker got the opportunity to swear in firefighters Renae Brown, Mitchell Krum, and Nicholas Brown at the graduation ceremony of Recruit Class 21. These new firefighters graduated alongside nine other firefighters from Pike Township and the City of Lawrence. They will now […]
Wayne Township Fire Department has opened the EMS Hiring Process until September 3rd at 1500 hours for full and part time Paramedics and EMTs. Please go to the EMS Hiring Page in the menu bar to begin the application process.
We would like to announce the appointment of Andrea Grogg to the position of Division Chief of EMS. Andrea began her career in EMS after working in the healthcare industry for 8 years. Several years after completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Indiana University – Bloomington, Andrea […]
It took firefighters 21 minutes to gain control of this house fire on Poppy Lane on the far west side of the township. Nearby residents reported an explosion and firefighters found a heavily involved fire in the garage and second floor of the residence. One resident suffered minor burns from […]
Battalion Chief Rick Duncan was awarded the 2021 American Legion Firefighter of the Year at their convention. Well done Chief Duncan, Keep up the good work.
Three new officers were sworn in this week. Chief Lang got the opportunity to administer the oath of office to Lt. Ryan Rowley for his promotion to Captain, and to Firefighters Scott Poling and Gordon Walk who have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. All three will assume the […]
The Wayne Township Fire Department Headquarters and Maintenance Shops will be closed on Friday July 2nd and Monday July 5th in observance of Independence Day. Normal hours will resume on July 6th. Have a safe and Happy Independence Day!
If you were driving on 465 near Rockville Road this evening, you probably noticed a lot of smoke in the area. Firefighters were called out around 530 PM for a report of a kitchen fire at 241 Rockshire Rd. While en route to the scene crews saw large volumes of […]
On June 21st, at 341 AM, firefighters from 4 departments were called to this large fire outside the Insituform building in Stout Field. The chemicals involved made the fire difficult to extinguish. No injuries were reported by civilians or fire department personnel. Here is a link to some video footage. […]
Heavy fire was reported by the first arriving units at the Ten West Apartments this evening. Fire crews were dispatched to 912 Broken Bow Trail at 1854 hours, just a couple of thousand feet from Station 84. The first arriving companies reported heavy fire throughout multiple units. Extra companies, including […]