Fire Department

  1. Western Reserve Fire Museum to open Westlake exhibit

    The Western Reserve Fire Museum and Education Center will commemorate the opening of a new exhibit highlighting Westlake's firefighting history on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 1-3 p.m. Read on...
  2. Westlake Fire Department again receives EMS Gold Plus Award

    The Westlake Fire Department has again been awarded the 2020 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award by the American Heart Association, which recognizes the department as a premiere emergency medical provider. Read on...
  3. Helpful tips for power outages

    Nearly everyone has experienced a power outage at home or at their office. FirstEnergy has compiled a list of tips for what to do in the event of a power outage and where to find information about estimated restoration times. Read on...
  4. Firefighter promoted to Lieutenant

    The Westlake Fire Department promoted Firefighter Steven Reuter to the rank of Lieutenant, effective Jan. 15, 2020. Read on...
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Hours
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

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 5,500 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.