elcome to the
website for the Cedarville Township Volunteer Fire Department. CTVFD
provides Fire and EMS protection to Cedarville Township and
the northern portion Ross township
in Greene County, Ohio. Our jurisdiction includes about 6500 residents of Cedarville
and Ross Township as well as about 3600 people on the campus of Cedarville
University. We also serve mutual aid for the surrounding jurisdictions
assisting with EMS and Fire coverage. CTVFDs combined fire and EMS call totals have averaged more than
600 calls per year and over 100 public service calls. Our department is staffed almost entirely by
volunteers from Cedarville or the campus of Cedarville
University. CTVFD is made up of 2 full time members and between 40 and 50 volunteer members.
Our goal is to provide quick and immediate fire and EMS coverage in the most
efficient and cost effective way possible. We are radio dispatched through
Greene Central Communications 911 dispatcher. On average we can
have a vehicle out the door responding to a call within five minutes of being
dispatched. Volunteers respond from home, work or school to serve the
village and township of Cedarville.
The village of Cedarville is located in Greene county at the
intersection of US Route 42 and State Route 72 approximately 30 miles
east of Dayton, Ohio. The town was founded in 1801. Cedarville has
long been the home to Cedarville University a private, Baptist, liberal arts
college. Cedarville is most notably known as the birthplace for U.S.
Senator James H. Kyle who was known as the "Father of Labor Day."
Cedarville Township Volunteer Fire Department operates out of one fire
station located at the intersection of US Route 42 and East Street in
Cedarville. CTVFD is equipped with 9 Fire and EMS vehicles
consisting of a Chief's vehicle, an Assistant Chief's vehicle, a Pumper Engine, Ladder truck, a Tanker,
Rescue truck, 2 ALS ambulances and Grass truck. We also house
MC-1, one of three mass casualty trailers in Greene County.