Ravenna Township Fire Department is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week with 3-4 personnel trained in firefighting and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). We provide fire suppression, Advanced Life Support (ALS) EMS, and rescue services to over 9,000 residents living in 21 square miles in Portage County, Ohio. Our crews staff 2 Advanced Life Support rescue squads, 1 rescue engine that carries 1,000 gallons of water and our extrication (Jaws of Life) equipment, a pumper tanker that carries 1,500 gallons of water, and a utility SUV used for transporting personnel to calls, trainings, and fire inspections.
Our rescue squads routinely transport trauma, cardiac, and stroke patients to University Hospital Portage Medical Center. Our crews will also transport to Akron City, Akron General Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Twinsburg, and Western Reserve Hospital upon request. Critically injured patients may be transported by a helicopter to an appropriate facility.
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