Recent Calls
Mon. Nov 9th 2020
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Shawswick Twp, Pleasant Run Twp, Oolitic, Owen Twp (Jackson County) and Marion Twp Fire Depts. battled a structure fire on Old US 50 In Bedford. Units were on scene for several hours to bring the fire...
Sat. Oct 17th 2020
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Marion was special called by Shawswick Fire to provide tanker and manpower to a reported structure fire at 9:14 pm. Engine 51 responded with 5 firefighters. Fire was knocked down on our arrival. Crews...
Fri. Oct 16th 2020
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On 10/16/2020 Marion was special called at 4:44 to assist Huron Fire Dept. with a large corn field fire. The field was being brush hogged at the time of the fire. Lawrence County was under a red flag ...
Mon. Sep 14th 2020
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Shawswick Fire Dept. with Pleasant Run Fire as automatic mutual aid was dispatched to a possible working structure fire on Dennison Schoolhouse Road. Marion was special called for Manpower and tanker ...
Tue. May 12th 2020
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Mitchell Fire with Marion Fire as automatic mutual aid were dispatched to a structure fire in the 600 block of West Oak Street at 6:57 a.m. When crews arrived the found a well involved garage fire tha...

Welcome to Marion Township Fire Department Inc.

Hello all,

Well 2020 is gone and we begin 2021, and hopefully the things we all went through in 2020 is going to be behind us soon and we can get back to normal. Remember to stay vigilant, as it is going to take awhile and everybody being cautious. Marion EMS personnel will continue with wearing PPE when the enter your home regardless of why you called us. Remember this is not just for our protection, it is also for yours. With Covid 19 some are having the virus and not showing any symptoms. We continue to take these precautions to protect you from us just as much as we are protecting ourselves so we can continue to respond to calls. 

Marion Twp Firefighters and EMS personnel responded to 587 calls in 2020;

131 Fires (10.92 Fires a month average. 50 fires were working structure fires)

60 Motor Vehicle Accidents (5 MVA's a month average. 35 Injury accidents and 7 extrications)

381 EMS Calls (31.75 EMS calls a month average)

15 Rescues / Service

We averaged 48.92 calls per month this year. October being the busiest month for us with 64 calls and May the slowest month with 38 calls. 

Lets all be careful out there. 

Paul D. Gillespie 

Fire Chief 

Marion Twp. Fire Dept.  


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