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2017 Union Township Opt Out Letter Electric A…

Click here for a copy of 2017 Electric Aggregation Program Opt Out Letter

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Union Township RFQ Announcement: Station 49 D…

Union Township, Clermont County, Ohio, is requesting qualifications (RFQ) from interested firms to provide professional design/build construction services for the renovation and bay expansion of Union Township Fire Station 49...

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Union Township is happy to announce the ability to subscribe to the township newsletter. If you click here you will be taken to our registration page all you have to...

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Bells Lane & SR32 Project- Materials from…

  A public meeting was held on March 22, 2017, to discuss upcoming SR 32 improvements between Bells Lane and Old SR 74, including work on both Old SR 74 from...

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UTFD ANNOUNCES FIREPUP PROGRAM

Do you remember when firefighters visited your school and taught fire safety? Or, maybe you remember how excited you were on your first trip to the fire station?   For 25 years...

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Fire Divisions

 

Assistant Chief Mark Fyffe oversees the Administrative, Operations, and Training Divisions of the department.  

 Administration

The responsibilities of the administrative division include budget and finance, payroll, accreditation, quality assurance, fire and emergency medical services data entry, policy implementation and development, life safety, scheduling, monthly and annual reporting and documentation, licensing, information technology liaison, and other general day-to-day non-emergency needs of the department.

Operations

The Operations Division is comprised of the personnel who respond to emergency incidents from five fire stations strategically located throughout Union Township.  The division is responsible for ensuring a rapid, professional, and competent response to, and control of, a wide range of emergency incidents by the department.  Members assigned to a fire station serve in dual roles as firefighters and paramedics and are responsible for providing the best fire suppression and emergency medical services possible.

 Training

A station lieutenant serves as the training officer and manages most of the day-to-day training issues. Training is conducted daily, usually by the company officer conducting a hands-on morning drill and then again in the evening with a book-type drill.  As a State of Ohio Certified EMS training site, members are awarded continuing education credits.

The department also has a physician who is responsible to oversee and underwrite the emergency medical service operation of the Department.  Elizabeth K. Powell, MD is the Department's medical director and works closely with the Administrative Division to ensure that the citizens are receiving the best possible care.

Dr. PowellElizabeth K. Powell, MD is a board certified emergency physician. Dr. Powell graduated medical school from the University of Pennsylvania where she also completed her emergency medicine residency training and was a Chief Resident. Dr. Powell then attended the University of Cincinnati where she completed an emergency medical services fellowship and is currently a faculty member with the University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of EMS. Before medical school she was a provider with several EMS organizations in the Philadelphia area.