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The Department

The Reading Fire Department was founded in 1886 and provides fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, fire prevention/public education and other related services to the residents, property owners and visitors to Reading and Arlington Heights. Department staff includes approximately 33 men and women who serve in full-time, part-time and paid-on-call capacities and administrative staff. The Department consists of three Divisions: Operations Division, Emergency Medical Services Division and the Fire Prevention Bureau. The department provides services out of two facilities 24 hours per day/7 days per week utilizing a combination of full-time, part-time and paid on call staff.


Facilities

The Reading Fire Department operates one 24-hour fire station (83) and one unmanned fire station (84). The Valley Station, located at 1000 Market st., is manned with 4 career and 1 part-time personnel. The administrative division is also located here.

The Hilltop Station, located at 601 E. Columbia Ave., is manned with paid on-call and off-duty personnel.


VALLEY STATION

Valley Station


HILLTOP STATION

Hilltop Station

 

RECENT NEWS


Article 1

04-10-2019

TESTING FOR FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER/
PARAMEDIC


The City of Reading, Ohio Civil Service Commission is testing to create an eligibility list for the full-time position of FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC with the Reading Fire Department.

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Article 2

04-2-2019

SPRING SERVICE OF FIRE HYDRANTS


Reading Fire Department would like to remind citizens that this is the time of the year for the annual spring service of fire hydrants within the City of Reading.

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Article 3

03-31-2019

POLICE OFFICER TEST ANNOUNCEMENT


The City of Reading, Ohio Civil Service Commission is testing to create an eligibility list for the full-time position of PATROL OFFICER with the Reading Police Department.

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City of Reading, Ohio, 1000 Market Street
Reading, OH 45215-3209
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