About the Springfield Township Fire Department
Founded in September 1996, the Springfield Township Fire Department utilizes highly trained personnel to provide emergency medical services, fire suppression, fire prevention and public education to the residents of the township. Based on service areas, population, and emergency responses, Springfield Township Fire Department is one of the fastest growing departments in Hamilton County. The department has been averaging over 3,500 medical emergencies and 1,000 fire emergencies annually. Springfield Township Fire Department currently carries an ISO rating of Class 3 (one being the best) for fire insurance purposes, which places the department in the top 25 percent of all fire departments in the United States.
Springfield Township operates it's main station at 9150 Winton Road and has three sub-stations strategically placed within the Township. The Township manages contracted services with neighboring communities to assure the quickest response times to its outlying neighborhoods.
In addition to hundreds of training hours spent annually on educating personnel, the Fire Department is also proud of having some of the most advanced equipment in the area. Fire suppression equipment includes five engines, two 75' Quints (ladder truck), a medium duty rescue truck and a Zodiac water craft.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are provided by four paramedic units that carry Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) equipment such as 12 lead cardiac monitor/defibrillators, cellular telemetry and Academy of Medicine approved pharmaceuticals. The Springfield Township Fire Department recently passed a site visit review by the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati and was judged to be in compliance with the standards established to function under its auspices for a five-year period.