The City of London Ohio Fire Department stays well trained, and available 24 / 7 to service the City of London and the local Somerford Ohio area with fire related services.
New Interesting Statistics:
January 1, 2007. The London Fire Department increased our first due area by 32 square miles with the addition of Somerford Township.
The Fire Department mans a 2006 Sutphen engine and a 1991 95' Sutphen Tower/Ladder out of 1 centralized station in the heart of London.
The London Fire Department responded to over 700 runs in 2007.
On Sunday September 14, 2008 - The reminisce of Hurricane Ike struck London, Ohio.
Here in the city we had sustained winds well over 65 mph for 6 hours. London Fire Department along with the other Fire Departments in the county went on full alert. London Fire Department responded on 42 calls between the hours of 1430 and 0700.
The London Fire Department responded on lines down, trees into homes, trees on top of cars, several unoccupied structure in danger of collapse, a possible structure fire, and went mutual aid on a working standing cornfield fire. During the course of the day all 4 pieces of equipment along with the chief's car were out serving the community. This unoccupied 2 story 3 unit structure was moved off its foundation (and leading towards the road) by the winds. It was decided by the Fire Chief and the owner, that the structure should be razed.