Fire Department

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Stations 1 and 2 are open 24/7, the Fire Administrative Office at Station 1 and Fire Prevention Office at Station 2 are open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Station 1:
3200 Crocker Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145
Station 2:
2110 Columbia Road
Westlake, OH 44145
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Final Honors for Fallen Police Officer

Members of Westlake Fire Department, Avon Fire Department, Avon Lake Fire Department, Fairview Park Fire Department, and Westshore Central Dispatch Center presented final honors to Cleveland Police Patrolman David Fahey as his funeral procession traveled through Westlake on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Staff & Personnel

Westlake residents and visitors are served by a Fire Department consisting of a chief and his administrative staff, a Fire Prevention Bureau directed by an assistant chief, a line staff of 3 captains, 6 lieutenants and 33 line firefighters. Westlake’s 2 fire stations are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing immediate response to all types of emergencies. Two engines, 2 aerial trucks and 4 medic units are the workhorses responding to approximately 4,000 incidents a year.
Westlake fire personnel are all state-certified firefighters and paramedics who consistently participate in continuing education. Aside from basic fire and medical emergencies, fire personnel are trained to respond to hazardous material accidents, trench and building collapses, motor vehicle crashes with special extrication problems and confined space extrications.

Education & Prevention Services
The Fire Department provides a wide range of public education and prevention services. The Fire Department remains committed to the safety and health of all Westlake residents and visitors and is prepared to respond.

Roper Lock Box
The Westlake Fire Department has authorized the Roper Lock Box (PDF) for residential use only. Several nearby communities are using these boxes with much success.