New Engine 4521 will be arriving on April 29th. It has been a long and difficult
process purchasing this vehicle.
The new Engine 4521 will be available for viewing after arrival. Stop in and take a look what we’re
doing for the community.
Radio upgrades were accomplished to bring the departments radio
fleet back to a current operating system.
This project was accomplished by creative marketing of non-usable
department surplus, and extensive project research.
SCBA Purchase was put
off till a time when budgeting allows.
The defective air bottles were replaced at minimal cost to the
township. The defective bottles
ran the risk of violently detonating on firefighters’ backs. This was a risk we could not afford to
Bicycle Helmet Safety
Bicycle Helmets Save
Lives. Berkshire High School Seniors are helping to serve their community
by providing these helmets.
The fire department will
again this summer be providing bicycle helmets for township residents at
minimal cost. Funding will be provided mainly by a benefit concert coordinated
by Berkshire High School seniors. The concert was held on Friday Evening April
3rd 1998 at the Troy Township Community Center, located on US RT
422, just East of SR 700. The benefit concert raised over $400 for the program.
For additional information about this program, contact Chrissy Glasscock,
or call the fire station non-emergency number.
Teddy Bear Patrol
This well-known program provided by the Geauga County Mental Health Association, provides teddy bears to soothe children who have
been injured, are lost, victims of domestic disputes, or otherwise traumatized.
The program is made possible by a grant from The Sihler Mental Health
Replacement of Engine 4522
or on the picture above to hear 4522 responding to a structure fire.
Engine 4522 has served the
township well, but is due for retirement. The truck comittee will be writing the
specifications for the new engine over the next few months.
Purchase of Additional Pagers
are an all volunteer fire department, so it is necessary to have our calls
paged out. You may have heard the pager sound when you opened the page, but if
not click here
or the picture.