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Articles About Miami Township Fire-Rescue

  • Siren’s call

    Miami Township fire fighter Joe Panuto opened up one of the department’s medics for Dorothy Paddison and Leroy Gano Friday evening during a fundraiser for the Firefighter’s Association. The event was held in conjunction with National Emergency Medical Services week. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Last week, MTFR held a fundraiser for the Firefighter’s Association, in conjunction with National Emergency Medical Services week.

  • Council and Trustees meet— Strategic planning considered

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    At a special joint meeting between Village Council and the Miami Township Trustees on March 30, leaders discussed how best to step up strategic planning for the Village and Township, in order to coordinate initiatives to reflect local values and goals.

  • Warm up with bonfires on Beggars Night

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    This year’s Beggars Night will be held Halloween night, Friday, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m., with bonfires throughout the village.

  • Climb for a cause

    About 90 people from the community and area emergency response agencies came to Antioch College for the Miami Township Fire-Rescue department’s first 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday morning, Sept. 27. (Photos by Lauren Heaton)

    About 90 people from the community and area emergency response agencies came to Antioch College for the Miami Township Fire-Rescue department’s first 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday morning, Sept. 27.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad gets accredited

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteers, from left, Joe Panuto, Anthony Cascio, Nick Miller-Jacobson and Cayden DeFusco are among the first EMT students to take classes at the department as an accredited training center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Volunteerism may have dwindled over the past 50 years, but no where is it felt more seriously as a matter of life and death than in small town fire and EMS departments across the country. Miami Township Fire-Rescue is no exception.

  • Warm up with bonfires on Beggars Night

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    This year’s Beggars Night will be held Halloween night, Thursday, Oct. 31, 6–8 p.m., with bonfires throughout the village.

  • MTFR seeks new facility; WSU land is preferred option

    At its July 15 meeting Village Council approved a letter of support for Miami Township Fire-Rescue’s proposal to acquire the former site of Wright State Family Clinic for a new fire station and Township administration building.

  • Barr house to disappear in a controlled burn

    The historic house on the Barr property downtown will be burned in a training exercise this month, according to Miami Township Fire Chief Colin Altman at Village Council’s April 1 meeting.

  • Fate of old clinic site still not known

    Since the Yellow Springs Family Health Center, operated by Wright State University Physicians, was abandoned and demolished three years ago, the land has been vacant.

  • Future first responders

    Kian and Neirin Barker learned all about firefighting at an open house for Miami Township Fire-Rescue last week. The Barkers were among the villagers who took a ride in a fire truck, explored the inside of an ambulance and watched a firefighter don the department’s heavy gear. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Kian and Neirin Barker were among the villagers who attended the MTFR open house last week.

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