Fire Department


The mission of the North Ridgeville Fire Department is to provide a range of programs designed to protect the lives and property of our residents and visitors from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies, and other dangerous conditions. Our goals toward accomplishing our mission rely heavily on prevention, education, and customer service.

Department Contacts

 Hire Date

John C Reese, Chief/Paramedic


Jon Graf, Assistant Chief/Paramedic


Mike Uhnak, Assistant Chief/Paramedic 2/5/96

Peggy Myers, Administrative Assistant


Recent News
Invitation to North Ridgeville Fire Station Headquarters Groundbreaking Ceremony, January 10, 2018
You are cordially invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new fire station headquarters on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM. The ceremony will be held at 7000 Ranger Way (across from Jaycox Road, south of Center Ridge Road).  Coffee and donuts to follow at Fire Station #1, 7090 Avon Belden Road.   
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