Fire Department

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
  1. Spring Hydrant Flushing

    Each spring we flush and perform maintenance on our fire hydrants. When the work is occurring in your neighborhood, anticipate the possibility of rust in your water for a brief time. Solutions: Run your COLD water until the rust disappears.
  2. Drop Off Empty Aluminum Cans to Help Burned Children

    Don't toss that empty aluminum can into the trash. Drop them off at either fire station for the Aluminum Cans for Burned Children (ACBC) Program to help burn survivors and their families. Read on...
  3. Theme for EMS Week on May 20-26 is "Stronger Together"

    Help us recognize the contributions of our Firefighter/Paramedics who perform lifesaving tasks in our community, often under difficult and dangerous circumstances. Feel free to stop by our stations during the week to thank them for the fine job they do! Read on...
  4. Perform a Spring Fire Safety Check-up

    Think Spring, Think Safety! Be sure to perform the 8-step Fire Safety Check Up in and around your home. Read on...
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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.