Fire Department

  1. Fire Department receives 2021 Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award

    The Westlake Fire Department has once again received the American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award, recognizing the department’s commitment to providing a higher standard of pre-hospital care to the City of Westlake. Read on...
  2. Westlake Fire Department hosts vaccine POD with Cuyahoga County Board of Health

    The Westlake Fire Department and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) worked together on Wednesday, Dec. 30, to distribute Moderna Covid-19 vaccines to upwards of 700 EMS personnel and first responders from multiple West Side suburbs. Read on...
  3. Fire Prevention Week 2020: Serve Up Safety in the Kitchen

    As part of Fire Prevention Week the Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal has urged communities across the state to engage in educational outreach related to this year's theme, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” Read on...
  4. 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...
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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.

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.

Contact Us

  1. Fire Chief


    James Hughes, OFC
    440-871-3441
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    Westlake Fire Department Administrative Office


    3200 Crocker Road
    Westlake, OH 44145
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    Phone: 440-871-3441
    Fax: 440-835-6463
    Emergency: 911

    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


    Westlake Fire Prevention Division


    2110 Columbia Road
    Westlake, OH 44145
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    Phone: 440-835-6422
    Fax: 440-835-6456
    Emergency: 911

    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Staff Directory
Station 1:
3200 Crocker Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145
 
Station 2:
2110 Columbia Road
Westlake, OH 44145
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.