Welcome to Elm Valley Joint Fire District located in Ashley, Ohio.

 For over 140 years, we proudly serve and protect the residents and visitors to the

 Village of Ashley, Oxford Township, Peru Township and Westfield Township.


INVITATION TO BID

Project title: Elm Valley Joint Fire District - Roof Project

EVFD Roof Bid Package 


Be part of the team and Ride With Us. Learn more at www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org                       

Ride With Us PSA from National Volunteer Fire Council on Vimeo.


Burn ban begins in Ohio

Ohio’s annual spring and fall burn ban is now in effect.

In Ohio, open burning is prohibited in March, April, May, October and November between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., by the Ohio Division of Forestry. The ban includes burning of yard waste, trash and debris.


****Monthly Fire Board Meeting**** 

The next regularly scheduled Fire Board Meeting will occur Monday June 13th, 2022 at 8:00 PM.

 


A copy of the 2021 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. Dedra Hall, Fiscal Officer


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Fire danger index
April 12th, 2022
Low
Under these conditions, fuels do not readily ignite.
May 2022
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2022 total
Fire Calls
54
Medical Calls
70
Total
124
Fire Safety - Prevention

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:

  • Annual Fire Safety Inspections
  • Commercial Plan Reviews
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Fire Safety Presentations
  • Life Safety Inspections

Contact our Fire Prevention Officer:

Captain Bob Lavender @ 740-747-2510 

                          Email:

prevention311.lavender@elmvalleyfire.com

For home fire safety tips and videos go to: https://www.beaherosaveahero.org/

Public Relations

Interested in a Station tour? Would like our crews to attend your special event?

Please contact our Public Relations Coordinator

Firefighter Ritter @ 740-747-2510

email:

 amy.ritter@elmvalleyfire.com

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