Fire safety blog

Emergency Snow Removal for Hinckley Twp Seniors

The Emergency Snow Removal Program supported by the Hinckley Fire Dept Community Benefit Fund, Inc. for Hinckley Township qualifying seniors will begin accepting applications for the 2020-2021 season October 1st. This is an annual process, even if you qualified last year. For more information click on Community Tab and go to Programs and services.

Open Burn Policy

The Open Burn Policy has been recently updated and approved by the Townhip Trustees. The requirements for open burning in the State of Ohio, are outlined in both the Ohio Fire Code, Section 307(G), as well as the burning regulations published by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Click here for Open Burn Policy.

Lt. Dan Landis, Citizen of the Year 2020

Congratulations to Lt. Dan Landis, Citizen of the Year 2020. Dan Landis is a 22 year veteran of the Hinckley Fire Department. Lt. Landis has quietly volunteered to help those in need and serve as a coach to sports groups as well as young fire fighters in Hinckley. Eric Boleman nominated Lt. Landis stating that "Lt. Landis has been a constant soruce of strength and stability rising to the postition of lieutenant in the fire department. He has donated hundereds of hours off the books to the fire department and volunteering in the community. Lt.

Seeking Support to Assist in Grant Writing for Fire Department

Chief Grossenbaugh and Fire Liaison, Melissa Augustine are currently looking for volunteers within the community who specialize in grant writing to assist Hinckley Fire Department in attaining grant funds. Specifically, identifying grants available to fire departments at the state and federal levels, and sharing in the document preparation for such grants. If interested, please contact Ms. Augustine at [email protected] or 330-421-8266 by February 28, 2020.

Spring Flood Safety Tips:

Flooding is one of the most common and costly disasters in the United States.  Click on the link below to view Spring Safety Tips provided by the FEMA Ready Campaign Team. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSRC/bulletins/18ab053

Promote National Preparedness Month

Each week of National Preparedness Month has a designated them.  Week 4 = 9/18-24/2016 Individual Preparedness Week 5 9/25-30/2016 = lead-up to National PrepareAthon Day. Fore more info go to Ready.gov/september

 

 

Unscheduled Visits by Vendors

Recently a company representative selling medical supplies visited churches and businesses in the Hinckley Community advising those present that their Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) were out of date and required servicing and supplies.  In followup with some of the businesses, the Fire Department found that the devices were working properly and the supplies were not out of date.  Please be cautious when dealing with any vendors who appear at your location without a scheduled appointment.

Medina County Mass Notification

If you would like to be added on to the Medina County Mass Notification System (Everbridge). Please follow the instructions on the attachment below.