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About the Department

A message from Chief Josh Drouard and Assistant Chief Ryan Stautzenbach


On behalf of the men and women of the Rossford Fire & Rescue Department, I would like to welcome you to our website. Please browse around to see the variety of services we offer to our community. 

As our city continues to grow, our pledge to you is to continue to improve our services for you, utilizing our resources effectively thus providing the best possible fire and related safety services to the citizens of Rossford.

Thank you for your support.

Our Mission Statement

OUR MISSION, is the protection of life and property of the citizens of Rossford through Education, Fire Prevention Code Enforcement, and the Response of highly trained Emergency Personnel.

We Value Highly

OUR EMPLOYEES, we support open communications, education, and the use of common sense in dealing with our firefighters. We support policies that encourage the mental and physical health of our employees. We value a safe working environment.

TEAMWORK, we recognize that none of us alone are as effective as we are together. We encourage all to work together, regardless of race, color, sex or religion. The strength of family, both at home and in the workplace, is identified in our value system.

TRUST AND LOYALTY, it is through the honest interaction with those who come into contact with us that we can offer the greatest service.

EXCELLENCE, we value the perseverance and dedication of our employees in providing an efficient, orderly service to the citizens of Rossford.

COMPASSION, (the Rossford Fire and Rescue Department) must always show empathy for those whom we serve and understanding their needs in time of crisis.

HUMOR, we encourage good, appropriate humor. We support each other and encourage participation for the growth of all members. We must always remember that a fun experience is to be treasured.

Our Services:

Basic and Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services

Rescue and Extrication

Fire Suppression

Fire Prevention Education and Code Enforcement

Hazardous Material Incident Mitigation

Ice Rescue

Professional Organizations:

We belong to the following organizations:

Northwest Ohio Volunteer Firefighters Association

Ohio Fire Chiefs Association

Fire Department Safety Officers Association