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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.
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.
The Wright State University Board of Trustees voted to sell two acres of WSU-owned land on Xenia Avenue to Miami Township, which aims to build a new fire station on the location.
The Wright State University Board of Trustees voted last Friday to approve the potential sale to a qualified buyer of about four acres of land in Yellow Springs, the former site of the medical clinic on Xenia Avenue between Marshall and Herman streets.
Last week, MTFR held a fundraiser for the Firefighter’s Association, in conjunction with National Emergency Medical Services week.
Miami Township has been looking for a new home for its Fire-Rescue team for over three years, and this summer the land option they had banked on since 2011 fell through.
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.