Articles About Miami Township Fire-Rescue
Crew members of Miami Township Fire-Rescue are responding to more emergency calls than ever before, according to statistics recently released by the department.
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.
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.
Miami Township officials last week began advertising for a “construction manager” to oversee and coordinate bidding by sub-contractors to build the anticipated new firehouse on the south side of town, township Trustee Chairperson Chris Mucher reported during the trustees most recent meeting Monday, April 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Registration is open for the fifth annual Yellow Springs 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.
Residents may experience discolored water on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.