For the current guidelines and additional information go to the (CDC) Centers for Disease Control website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov and the Ohio Department of Health’s website at https://www.coronavirus.ohio.gov for up-to-date information.
Community Room rentals are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19
General access to the Fire Station is restricted until further notice due to COVID-19
Welcome to Elm Valley Joint Fire District located in Ashley, Ohio.
For 138 years and counting, we proudly serve and protect the residents of the
Village of Ashley, Oxford Township, Peru Township and Westfield Township.
"This institution is an equal opportunity provider."
****March Fire Board Meeting****
The regularly scheduled Monthly Fire Board Meeting will take place on March the 8th, 2021 at 8:00 PM.
Due to Ohio Health Department guidelines restricting the number of people in an indoor group,
the in-person meeting is restricted to Fire Board members and staff.
The meeting will be live steamed via Facebook.
The 2020 financial report for Elm Valley Joint Fire District is available for public inspection at the office of the Fiscal Officer for Elm Valley Joint Fire District.
The purpose of Fire Prevention is to educate the public on precautions that they can take to prevent potentially harmful fires and how to survive if they occur. Preservation of Life and the Protection of property is our goal. Fire Prevention is a proactive method of preventing Fire Emergencies or reducing the damage caused by them. The Elm Valley Joint Fire District currently has 4 State Certified Fire Safety Inspectors on staff.
The EVFD Fire Prevention Office performs Fire Inspections annually at Businesses and Public Buildings located within the Fire District. Responsibilities include enforcing the Ohio State Fire Code as it relates to new commercial construction, remodeling of existing businesses, change of business usage in an existing structure and annual fire inspections of commercial properties.
For questions pertaining to:
contact our Fire Prevention Officer:
Captain Bob Lavender @ 740-747-2510
For home fire safety tips and videos go to: https://www.beaherosaveahero.org/
Interested in a Station tour? Would like our crews to attend your special event?
For scheduling after the COVID restrictions are relaxed.
Please contact our Public Relations Coordinator
Firefighter Ritter @ 740-747-2510
Morrow County residents can sign up and receive weather warnings to your smart phone by clicking on the Hyper-Reach link.
Find out what the Law says with regard to Fire Safety in Ohio.
Link to the U.S. Department of Agriculture