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Articles About Miami Township Fire-Rescue

  • All fired up

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue set a controlled burn Tuesday, April 2, of the prairie grass in the natural burial area at Glen Forest Cemetery, off U.S. 68 north. The burn is meant to strengthen the vitality of the grass and reduce weeds. (Photos by Carol Simmons)

    About a dozen members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue participated Tuesday, April 2, in a controlled burn of the prairie grass in the natural burial area at Glen Forest Cemetery.

  • New delay for new firehouse

    A recent rendering of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue station by project architects MSA Architects of Cincinnati shows what the new fire station along Xenia Avenue may look like. The project has been delayed because an initial bid to construct it was too high. (Rendering courtesy of MSA Architects)

    With a third round of construction bids again coming in too high, Miami Township Trustees will be returning to the drawing board for another attempt at reducing the projected costs of building a new firehouse on the south side of town.

  • MTFR station construction delayed

    A recent rendering of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue station by project architects MSA Architects of Cincinnati shows what the new fire station along Xenia Avenue may look like. The project has been delayed because an initial bid to construct it was too high. (Rendering courtesy of MSA Architects)

    The timeline for construction of the new fire station on the south side of town has been pushed back several months as the township seeks new bids for the $4.9 million project.

  • Yellow Springs Community rallies after fatal fire

    Firefighters worked to extingush a house fire at 1436 Glen View Drive on Friday, Aug. 24, that left a 26-year-old disabled man dead and his grandmother hospitalized. (Photo by Megan Bachman)f

    Nearly a week after a local house fire claimed the life of a Yellow Springs man and hospitalized an elder relative, fire officials continue to investigate the cause, while the community rallies around the grieving family.

  • The role of police in preventing suicide

    Local police have responded ten times to a possibly suicidal person in the village this year. While each case is unique, in all of them police assess the safety of the situation and then choose a course of action.

  • 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb registration open

    Registration is open for the fifth annual Yellow Springs 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.

  • Discolored water Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    Brown water continues to show up in areas around the village.

    Residents may experience discolored water on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

  • Fire department a trustee priority

    The anticipated new fire station and the continuing health of the local fire and rescue squad, which serves village as well as Miami Township residents, were leading concerns expressed during the Oct. 19 James A. McKee Association-sponsored candidates forum.

  • Election results— Miami Township Fire-Rescue, Yellow Springs school levies pass

    On Election Day, local voters handily passed a new bond issue and a renewal levy for the local fire department and school district. About 27 percent of village and township voters turned out for the May 2 special election.

  • Miami Township makes case for fire levy

    From left to right, Miami Township Fire and Rescue Chief Colin Altman and Miami Township trustees Chris Mucher, Mark Crockett and Lamar Spracklen made their case for a new fire station at a public forum last week. The station would be funded by a new levy on the ballot May 2. About 20 citizens attended the forum, weighing in with support as well as concerns about potential noise issues, cost and logistics. (photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On May 2, residents of Miami Township will vote on whether or not to pass a levy that would fund a new fire station for the Miami Township Fire Department.