Fire & EMS

Fire & EMS
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Genoa Township Fire Department, led by Chief Joseph Ponzi, consists of over 40 highly trained personnel including 36 who have been certified as firefighter/paramedics and 6 as firefighters/EMT-Bs providing the following services:

Fire and EMS staff are deployed from one strategically positioned fire station located at 7049 Big Walnut Road, Galena, OH 43021.  The Department is fully equipped with three engines, two medic vehicles, water rescue boat and hazardous materials decontamination trailer.  Genoa Township Fire Department’s primary response area is 21.5 square miles and provides automatic aid to eight neighboring Townships and three neighboring municipalities.


Mission Statement:
To promote fire safety awareness in the Township and respond in times of fire, accident or other emergency to preserve lives, property and the environment.

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