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Fox 8 News 8/24/17GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio —  A little boy who touched so many lives was remembered on Thursday.Three-y...
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No one was injured after a roof collapsed Monday at Hambden Health & Fitness Center in Hambden Township.The roof collapse...
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A Northeast Ohio girl is getting a lot of attention for shining a light on a problem at a local hospital. It started off as a...
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 Department Profile

Hambden Fire Department is a combination paid / volunteer  fire department which serves the residents of Hambden Township in Northeast Ohio. We were founded in 1957 having previously received fire protection from Chardon. Our first response area is 25 square miles and protects approximately 4,670 people. We also respond automatic aid for another 200 square miles for reported fires, which includes Aquilla Village, City of Chardon, Chardon Township, Munson Township, Montville Township, Claridon Township, Leroy Township, Huntsburg Twp, Middlefield Village, Middlefield Twp and parts of Concord Twp. Providing 24-hour Fire and Advanced Life Support EMS coverage to our residents, the department operates 11 vehicles, including: 2 Engines, 2 Tankers, 2 Ambulances, a Jeep, a Utility Vehicle, a Chase Vehicle, a Chief's Car, a Row Boat, & a Geauga County Hazmat Team Spill Trailer. We have 32 members working from one fire station. Our average call volume is just under 700 calls per year, with many of those being EMS oriented.  The station is staffed 24 hours a day by 3 Personnel from 7 am-11 pm and 2 Personnel 11 pm- 7 am.  Most of our members are cross trained in Fire and EMS with many of them having specialized training. We are a progressive department that is always looking for new ways to better serve our community!