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Mar
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2021

Articles About Miami Township Fire-Rescue

  • Miami Township Trustees Update — January 2021

    The Miami Township Trustees meet the first and third Monday of each month beginning at 5 p.m. Meetings in January took place Monday, Jan. 4, and Wednesday, Jan. 20.

  • Yellow Springs Development Corporation— ‘Lessons learned’ in firehouse sale

    “Lessons learned” is how YSDC President Abel framed the conversation, particularly in terms of the group’s biggest project, the sale of the former firehouse on Corry Street.

  • 2020 Year in Review: Miami Township

    In March, a five-year levy was renewed for Miami Township Fire-Rescue; the department took occupancy of a new firehouse in September.

  • Fire station sale still pending

    The community might not know who bought the old Miami Township fire station on Corry Street for another two months.

  • Trick or treat in Yellow Springs canceled; other activities set

    The Halloween fun begins this weekend with the seventh annual Zombie Walk. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the Village of Yellow Springs announced that it would not set an official Beggars Night date for the village due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

  • YS Development Corporation— Township fire station up for sale

    The soon-to-be-vacated Miami Township fire station at 225 Corry St. is for sale by the Yellow Springs Development Corporation. Originally built in 1956, and updated in the ’60s and ’70s, the commercial building is listed for $400,000.

  • Ambulance billing rates increase

    The Greene County Miami Township Trustees unanimously approved a resolution Monday, May 4, to raise the billing rates for ambulance services.

  • Fire, EMS calls on the rise

    Casey Brewer, who first came to Miami Township Fire-Rescue in 2013 as a member of the Explorer Post for teens, took this photo at a recent training event and shared it on the MTFR Facebook page. Brewer, 19, recently received EMT certification, Chief Colin Altman reported at the Miami Township Trustees’ most recent meeting Monday, July 1. (Submitted photo by Casey Brewer)

    Crew members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue are responding to more emergency calls than ever before, according to statistics recently released by the department.

  • Helping the helpers at MTFR, YSPD

    Local fire and emergency medical service personnel and law enforcement officers are paying closer attention to the secondary trauma experienced by first responders in the line of duty. Ready to answer the next emergency call on a recent Tuesday morning was a five-person Miami Township Fire-Rescue crew, from left, recently promoted Lieutenant Joe Panuto, Explorer Gavin Sweet, firefighters/EMTs Josh Sweet and Cassady Brewer and Chief Colin Altman. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    In the last two weeks of May alone, Miami Township Fire-Rescue crews responded to 40 calls for emergency medical service and 15 reports of fire. When a call comes in, local first responders never know exactly what they might find when they arrive. The result is that the work is physically demanding and emotionally taxing.

  • 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.