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Fire Chief Marc Neumann




The Richmond Heights Division of Fire is a full service professional organization committed to reducing the risks to life and property in our community. In 2016, Richmond Heights firefighters and EMS personnel responded to 2,043 calls for service. These calls cover a wide range of situations from helping someone who has fallen to raging structure fires. The Division of Fire adheres to the core value of customer service by equitably serving those who live, work, and play in Richmond Heights. Through safety, training, and preparedness, our firefighters strive to educate the community about fire and life safety skills for everyday life.

The division is equipped with a fire engine, a ladder truck, two rescue squads, and has the ability to fight all types of fire emergencies. The rescue squads provide emergency medical transport to local hospitals.



Notices

Cooking Safety

Cooking brings family and friends together, provides an outlet for creativity and can be relaxing. But did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries? By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires.

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Division of Fire Receives Grant Funding for New Cardiac Monitor Defibrillators

Division of Fire is proud to announce that we have been awarded a $71,000.00 Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The grant provides 95% funding ($67,620.00) for the purchase of two (2) LIFEPAK 15 Cardiac Monitor Defibrillators from Physio-Control, as well as, a mechanical CPR device called the LUCAS 2. The new life-saving equipment will be placed into service on the City’s two rescue squads in October.  More…

Department of Safety Improves on ISO Public Protection Classification

Congratulations to the City of Richmond Heights' Department of Safety for completing the ISO - Public Protection Classification Survey and earning an exceptional rating of 3 out of 10 (with 1 being the best possible score).   More…

Calling 9-1-1: Tips for Seniors

Serious medical emergencies are time-sensitive and seniors often call a family member first. This delays medical care.

The following is a list of special tips that can help save the lives of our senior citizens: More…

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

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Residential Lock Box Program

The program is designed to expedite access to senior/handicapped adults in their own homes during medical or other emergencies. More...

CPR COURSE OFFERED BY RICHMOND HEIGHTS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

Richmond Heights Division of Fire in partnership with UH Richmond Medical Center offers bi-monthly CPR courses to residents of Richmond Heights. The Heartsaver® CPR AED Course is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. The course will be held at the Richmond Heights fire station on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Contact the Division of Fire at (216) 383-6304, if interested.

You can also e-mail your request to Fire Chief Marc Neumann. Class size is limited to 12 students per class. These classes are FREE to residents of Richmond Heights. This course is for the general public; it is not the Healthcare Provider Course. Participants must be at least 16 years old to attend.

Important Information

Business Office: (216) 383-6325
Emergency: 911