Tipp City’s Fire services are composed of a dedicated group of volunteer and full time firefighters. The Department operates solely out of the Fire and EMS Station at the intersection of Main and Hyatt Streets, and serves all of Tipp City and Monroe Township, approximately 31 square miles.
Tipp City’s Fire service is composed of a dedicated group of 20 paid volunteers and 2 full time firefighters. The Department operates principally out of the Fire and EMS Station at the intersection of Main and Hyatt Streets, and serves all of Tipp City and surrounding Monroe Township. We exist to serve our citizens in their time of need.
Firefighters are grouped into three divisions of firefighters who are on call from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., and these groups respond to any minor incident that needs to be attention. All firefighters report for duty on reports of structure fires and incidents that require multiple apparatus. The three groups of firefighters rotate on a weekly basis.
If you are interested in learning about becoming a firefighter or EMT please stop by and see Chief Haller or any member for more information.
Fire Prevention & Education
Tipp City’s Assistant Chief David Stockler operates the Fire Prevention and Education sections or the department. He is assisted by firefighters that are Ohio certified fire inspectors. The inspectors conduct routine inspections of area businesses for all hazard and fire protection. The inspectors will provide consultation services upon request. They work with the Miami County Building Department and State of Ohio frequently on new and renovation construction projects in all of Monroe Township and the City.
Tipp City firefighters also actively promote fire safety education to area schools, community groups, and businesses. Adults and children are invited to stop by the Fire & EMS Station for tours or just to see the trucks. Advanced notice is appreciated but not necessary.
Tipp City Fire is the first responders in the City and Monroe Township for all hazards. In 2019, Tipp City’s firefighters responded to 387 calls for service. Firefighters are committed to responding to the calls to provide the highest level of service.
Since 1874, the Tipp City Fire Department has provided this high level of service to the community. A commitment to fire education and prevention has served the Tipp City and Monroe Township community well.
This rating places Tipp City Fire Department into the top 11% of all fire departments evaluated / inspected by the I.S.O. Monroe Township has an I.S.O. level of “4” or “9” depending on the proximity of an accessible fire hydrant.
Each year, United States fire departments respond to more than 2 million fires, or one every 15 seconds.
Read about the history of the Tipp City Fire Department.