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Mansfield Welcomes Three New Firefighters

5 Dec , 2019  

Steven J. Strickling, Mansfield’s Fire Chief, has invited the public to a swearing in ceremony on December 9, which will recognize three new firefighters.

The ceremony will be held at 10:00 AM at the Mansfield Fire Department, Station #1, 140 E. Third Street. More…

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New Mansfield Fire Truck Has Arrived

17 Nov , 2019  

The City of Mansfield Fire Department took delivery of a new Pierce Velocity Ascendant Aerial fire truck this week.

The delivery was made from Finley Fire Equipment, which is based in McConnelsville, Ohio. According to its social media sites, the company was founded in 1972 and represents Pierce, Crestline, and other emergency vehicles. It has more that 85 employees, many of whom are actually current or former firefighters. More…


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Mansfield Police Seek Information About Wednesday Fatal Fire

27 Jun , 2019  

Your help is requested in a fatal fire investigation.

The Mansfield Division of Police responded to the area of 212 South Foster Street at approximately 2:23 AM on Wednesday morning in reference to a request from the Mansfield Fire Department to assist at a fire scene.

Upon arrival, it was learned that a fire that had started at 212 South Foster Street, a vacant house, had spread to 208 South Foster Street which was an occupied residence. More…

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Fire Department Receives Grant For Protective Equipment

10 Jul , 2018  

The Mansfield Fire Department has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) for the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment.

The $15,000 grant was received from the Firefighter Exposure to Environmental Elements Grant program, which the BCW uses to partner with Ohio fire departments. More…


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Fire Explorer Post To Offer Informational Session

24 Apr , 2018  

Mansfield City School students considering careers in firefighting and emergency medical response will soon get a chance to begin hands-on training with professionals.

On May 14 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, the Mansfield Fire Explorer Post 7550 will hold an information session for its upcoming Fire and Emergency Medical Services Exploring Program. More…