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Saturday, April 20th, 2019
On Saturday, April 20, Centerville Fire/Rescue Cadets J. Cromis, C. Cromis, H. Davis, and M. Woodruff, assisted our firefighters with a live burn. Cope Environmental Center asked CF/R to burn down a barn structure for them.
CF/R Reminds You to Call 811 Before You Dig!Did you know that you have to call for underground locates anytime you plan on disturbing the earth? That's right, even on small jobs such as, installation of a mailbox, fence and flag poles.
Saturday, March 16th, 2019
Centerville Fire/Rescue Auxiliary says Thank You!CF/R Auxiliary held their annual Chicken Noodle Dinner on Saturday, March 16th. The Auxiliary and your firefighters say THANK YOU for coming out and supporting us again this year.
Monday, January 7th, 2019
Centerville Fire/Rescue Recognizes Our OwnOn January 7th, CF/R recognized two of our members who were unable to make it to our Christmas Banquet.Recognized for 15 Years of Service to CF/R, Firefighter/EMT-B Kelly Green.Our 2018 Firefighter of the Year goes to Battalion Chief/EMR Duane McDonald!
Sunday, December 9th, 2018
Centerville Fire/Rescue Announces 2019 IVFA Miss Flame CandidateAt our Christmas Dinner on December 9th, CF/R announced our candidate for 2019 IVFA Miss Flame, Cadet Hunter Davis. Hunter made a brief speech at the dinner.
Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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On Saturday, November 10, 2018, the Centerville Fire/Rescue Auxiliary held their annual Soup Dinner. During the dinner, Chief Dennis Spears held a dedication ceremony to dedicate our new Engine 17 to the memory of former firefighter Jack U Cox.
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Centerville Fire/Rescue Engine 17 Arrives at Station #1!
Saturday, September 8th, 2018
Centerville Fire/Rescue Station 2 Marks In-Service!CF/R Station #2, located at 4099 West National Road, marked in-service on Saturday, September 8, 2018. This station is operated by CF/R members that live nearby.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
Engine 17 has had its final inspection done. It will be delivered to Centerville Fire/Rescue in the near future. Here are some pictures of Engine 17 being built and a video made at the final inspection.
Red Line EMS and Centerville Fire/Rescue Recognize Local Students
Centerville Youth League Recognizes Fire Chief Dennis SpearsOn Saturday, May 12, 2018, Centerville Youth League held their Opening Day Parade and Ceremony. The Youth League recognized Centerville Fire/Rescue's Fire Chief Dennis Spears as the Grand Marshall of the Parade.
Honorary Firefighter Jack U Cox Laid to RestOn Friday, April 27, 2018, family, friends, Centerville Fire/Rescue, and the Town of Centerville community, said a final farewell to Honorary Firefighter Jack U Cox.
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Centerville Fire/Rescue hosts Boy Scouts for CPR TrainingOn Saturday, April 21, 2018, CF/R was the host location for Boy Scouts of America Troop 16, here in Centerville, for CPR training. Scouts and leaders involved in the troop were encouraged to attend.
Thursday, December 21st, 2017
2017 FD/PD Christmas DinnerDuring the annual CF/R and CPD Christmas Dinner, several members of both agencies were recognized. CPD Officer Matt Wright was awarded as the 2017 Centerville Police Department's Officer of the Year.Centerville Police Chief Ed Buccholz presented Fire Chief with a gift...
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
Run Statistics for Fiscal Year 2017Fiscal year 2017 was concluded on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 with 503 calls for service. In comparison, as of October 31, 2016, we only responded to 450 calls for service.
Annual Soup Supper October 28th from 4-7:00 PMCenterville Fire Department Auxiliary, members of Centerville Fire/Rescue, and the Cadets would like to say THANK YOU to all who came out and enjoyed a nice hot meal on a cool Saturday afternoon.
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Chief Spears Recognized as Volunteer Fire Chief of the YearAt the Tuesday, October 10, Centerville Town Council meeting, CF/R's Fire Chief Dennis Spears was recognized as the Indiana Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year.
Monday, October 2nd, 2017
Centerville says good bye and thank you to K9 KendraOn Monday, October 2nd, Centerville Police Department held a ceremony to honor the life of K9 Kendra. The ceremony was open to the public and was held at the Centerville Police Department.
Sunday, September 10th, 2017
Centerville Fire/Rescue Joins 2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial WalkOn Sunday, September 10th, members of CF/R joined others for the 2nd Annual Wayne County Volunteer Firefighters 9/11 Memorial Walk. Other departments in attendance included Perry Township/Economy Fire Department, Clay Township/Greensfork Fi...
Centerville Fire/Rescue Congratulates Abington Fire Chief on his RetirementOn Tuesday, September 5th, members of CF/R attended the retirement party for Abington's Fire Chief Mark Crist. Chief Crist has served the Abington Township for nearly 30 years.
Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Centerville Fire/Rescue Earns Improved ISO Rating!!!ISO personnel recently completed their updated report for Centerville Fire/Rescue's jurisdiction. Staff from CF/R, Town of Centerville Utilities, and Wayne County Emergency Communications provided needed information to the ISO personnel for th...
Saturday, July 29th, 2017
The morning of Saturday, July 29th, Red Line EMS hosted a Mass Casualty Incident training at the Welcome Center/Rest Area located at the 144 Westbound Interstate 70 Highway. The scenario involved 2 school buses and multiple passenger vehicles.
CF/R Cadet Program held an overnighter event on Saturday, July 29th. A night of fun and education was had by members of our cadet program and future cadets! To see pictures of the event, please go to our Cadets Facebook Page.
Centerville Fire/Rescue holds Relay Pump Training with Abington Fire DepartmentOn Monday, May 8, members from Centerville Fire/Rescue and Abington Fire Department joined together to learn relay pumping.
Centerville Fire/Rescue Cadets Involved in Joint TrainingOn Thursday, April 13, the Centerville Fire/Rescue Cadet Program participated in a joint training session with the Wayne County Sheriff's Department Explorers and the Wayne County Emergency Communications Incident Dispatch Team.
Centerville Fire/Rescue holds Bailout TrainingTraining for the month of March covered Firefighter Safety and Bailout Techniques. Those in attendance on March 13th viewed a powerpoint from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security on Firefighter Safety and saw some videos of different bailout proc...
Saturday, March 18th, 2017
Centerville Fire/Rescue Auxiliary Says Thank You!Thank you to everyone that came out to support us last night at the Chicken Noodle Dinner. It was a GREAT turn out. This was probably one of our best turn outs in a long time! It's great to see the support our town has! We are so very thankful for...
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Centerville Fire/Rescue Hosts the Centerville Town CouncilOn Tuesday, March 14th, CF/R played host to the Centerville Town Council for their March Council Meeting. During the meeting Fire Chief Dennis Spears presented Cadet Jeremiah Cromis an Award of Excellence.
Saturday, February 11th, 2017
CF/R says thank you to neighboring departmentsCenterville Fire/Rescue responded to a residential structure fire in the 9300 block of Colvin Road at 0618, Saturday, February 11. CF/R would like to express our thanks to the following services for providing assistance on our scene.
Monday, February 6th, 2017
Battalion Chief Darin Aughe retires after 30 years on CF/R!Centerville Fire/Rescue would like to wish Battalion Chief Darin Aughe congratulations on your retirement! Darin has served on the department for 30 years.
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