Departments

The City of Conneaut Fire Department (CFD) responds to over 2,000 incidents yearly throughout the city including fire suppression, emergency medical service, technical rescue, inspections and code enforcement, fire prevention, training and more. The Department is staffed by a full-time chief, nine full-time fire rescue personnel, 15 part-time utility personnel and seven on-call individuals.  The CFD operates out of two stations within the city limits - Department Headquarters/Station #1 at 294 Main Street and Station #3 at 392 Middle Road.

Personnel
Facilities
Equipment
Responsibilities
Incident Response Statistics

Personnel:

  • Full-time Fire Chief: works 40 hours a week (M-F) and subject to recall
  • Fire Rescue Personnel: 9 personnel work 24 hrs on and 48 hrs off, 3 persons per 24hr shift. 
  • Part-time Personnel: 15 utility personnel that work fill-in when full-time firefighters are off and augment the shifts with a 4th member from 7 am to 7 pm, 7 days a week.
  • On Call Personnel: 7 personnel respond to Station # 3 from home to handle calls and assist on large incidents.

Facilities
  • Station #1 (Headquarters): 294 Main Street | Ph: (440) 593-7460 | Fax: (440) 593-6134
  • Station #3: 392 Middle Road | Ph: (440) 593-7464

Equipment
  • Engine 211: 1996 Spartan Precision Silent Knight
  • Squad 219: 2010 Ford/1995 Braun Box
  • Squad 229: 2005 Ford/Braun
  • Squad 238: 2005 International Braun
  • Heavy Rescue 237:1991 Peterbuilt Saulsbury
  • Engine 232: 1996 Freightliner Precision 
  • Engine 241: 1996 Freightliner Precision
  • Grass Unit 234: 2010 Ford F250/Reading
  • Air Boat 3: Yankee Airboat
  • Critical Scene Support Trailer
  • Trench Rescue-Collapse Rescue Trailer
Responsibilities
  • Fire Suppression
  • Emergency Medical Service
  • Technical Rescue
    • Vehicle / Heavy Machine Extrication
    • High Angle Rope Rescue
    • Trench Rescue
    • Confined Space Rescue
    • Water Rescue/Ice Rescue /Swift Water Rescue
    • Hazardous Materials
  • Fire Investigation 
  • Fire Inspections/Code Enforcement 
  • Pre-incident Planning
  • Building Plan Review
  • Knox Box Access and Maintenance
  • Vehicle, Equipment, and Station Maintenance
  • Hydrant Maintenance: Flushing, Testing, Color Coding, Marking, Record Keeping
  • Training: Fire, EMS, Hazardous Materials, and the many disciplines of rescue. Regular training is the key to keeping our skills sharp.
  • Community Service: CPR / AED Classes for the Public.
  • Fire Prevention: Education for children and adults.
  • Fire Extinguisher Training: Industrial and Health Care Facilities
  • Assist the Police Department with ALICE training for schools.
Incident Response Statistics
Year  Total 
 2011  2180
2012   2118
 2013  2209
 2014  2299
 2015  2591