City of North Ridgeville
Fire Department

Fire Station

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

Michelle Smith, Administrative Assistant


Recent News
CPR Fire Department Offers CPR Classes
The North Ridgeville Fire Department is offering the Family & Friends CPR course and the CPR/Basic Life Support Certification class. 
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7000 Ranger Way
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Emergency: 911
Phone: (440) 490-2040
Fax: (440) 490-2028
Mobile Food Vendors

Cooking Tents: Prior approval must be obtained by the Fire Prevention Bureau, Asst. Chief Mike Uhnak at (440) 653-6362, in order to cook under or to utilize open flame within a tent or canopy.
Must complete the Mobile Food Unit Checklist PRIOR to submitting the Mobile Food Vendor Permit.
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