City of North Ridgeville
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


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COVID-19 health orders Health Orders Rescinded As of June 2, 2021
The COVID-19 health orders, except some orders for safety in congregate living and health settings, are rescinded as of June 2, 2021. Effective June 2, all city-owned properties will no longer require masks and all City Council and Boards and Commission meetings will resume in person and open to the public.  All of these meetings will continue to be available for viewing on the City’s YouTube channel.
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