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Welcome to the new EMS Chief

Courtney Rice

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 […]

House Fire on Poppy Lane

Courtney Rice

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 […]

New Officers Sworn In

Courtney Rice

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 […]

Fourth of July Holiday Closure

Courtney Rice

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!

Chemical Fire in Stout Field Industrial Complex

Courtney Rice

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. […]

Multi Unit Apartment Fire at Ten West Apartments

Courtney Rice

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 […]

It’s time for some water fun

Courtney Rice

Some off duty firefighters came in today to help with the first of three “water days”, where we use reserve fire apparatus to make a makeshift water park at one of the Wayne Township Schools. We do a few of these annually and it is just another way we give […]

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