Volunteer Fire Departments Struggle with Staff, Funding

On the evening of Saturday, August 20, Richmond newspaper The Palladium-Item published an interesting article about the struggles our area volunteer fire departments are facing when it comes to maintaining needed staffing and funding.  To read more, click here.

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CF/R starts training for new firefighters!

Beginning Saturday, August 6th, instructors from CF/R, Hagerstown, Abington, and Fountain City fire departments will be putting on the Indiana Module A training for new firefighters.  This training will give prospective firefighters the basic knowledge to become effect new firefighters.  Training includes Fire Service History, Communications, Personal Protective Equipment & Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Basic Fire Tools, Ground Ladders, Water Supply, Hose, & Fire Streams, Ventilation, Firefighter Safety & Survival, and Personal Accountability System.  All training this session culminates in Skills Tests and the State Written Test to be held in November and December.

Prospective firefighters from all over Wayne County have signed up to participate in this important training to begin their firefighting careers!  We wish them all the best in this endeavor!

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We just made our 330th run for fiscal year 2016 (started in December 2015).  Yes, that makes us the busiest non-transport VOLUNTEER Fire Department in Wayne County!

Want to become a member of Centerville Fire/Rescue?  We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our department!  Please click on the application link in the menu to fill out your application today!

Recent Calls
Fri. Aug 19th 2016
2044 - 507 Willow Grove Road - Responding units:  Squad 15 - 2 Personnel; Squad 18 - 4 Personnel; Red Line EMS.  Run #347
Fri. Aug 19th 2016
2010 - 705 East Main Street - Responding units:  Squad 15 - 4 Personnel; Red Line EMS.  Run #346
Thu. Aug 18th 2016
1334 - South Centerville Road & McConaha Road - Responding units:  Engine 11 - 2 Personnel; Rescue 16 - 2 Personnel; Red Line EMS; Wayne County Sheriff's Department; Centerville Police Department.  Run #345
Mon. Aug 15th 2016
2159 - 3843 Sowers Road, Greens Fork - Responding units:  Engine 12 - 4 Personnel; Tanker 13- 2 Personnel; Command 19 - 1 Personnel; Greens Fork/Clay Township Fire Department; Williamsburg Fire Department; Wayne County Sheriff's Department.  Greens Fork Fire's run.  Run #344
Mon. Aug 15th 2016
1807 - 4826 Leadline Road - Responding units:  Squad 15 - 1 Personnel.  Run #343
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