Welcome to the
Amherst Fire Department
414 Church Street Amherst, OH 44001 440-988-4117 Fax 440-988-3034

Fire Prevention
Mission Statement of the Amherst Fire Department
To save lives, reduce injuries and economic loss, to preserve the safety and well being of all Amherst citizens and adjoining areas with cost effective service oriented methods.
Goals and Objectives

To provide fire protection, first responder services and other specialized expertise.

Maintain and train a firefighter force.

Provide and maintain equipment necessary for the services needed

The Amherst Fire Department is a paid on call organization. The Fire Chief is the only full time position. Firefighters respond to the Fire Station from their homes or work place. Our response time is excellent to the City of Amherst and Amherst Township. We have state of the art equipment that allows us to operate successfully. We train weekly on all aspects of the fire service. Our traditional values reflect in our professionalism, as proud members of the Amherst Fire Department.


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