Fire Department

For decades, the men and women of the Russell Fire-Rescue Department have turned out to help their neighbors in times of trouble.  Our firefighters, paramedics and rescue specialists are trained and equipped to deal with a variety of situations affecting individuals and communities.

It is the mission of Russell Fire-Rescue to provide the best and most comprehensive system of fire protection and medical care to the citizens of Russell Township.  The Russell Fire-Rescue Department is staffed by paramedic/firefighters 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.


Fire Chief John Frazier

14810 Chillicothe Road

P.O. Box 522

Novelty, Ohio 44072


Fire Station Office (Non-Emergency) Phone Number:  440-338-6161

Fire Station Office (Non-Emergency) Fax:  440-338-7794

Non-Emergency Phone Number:  440-338-6212

Emergency Phone Number:  440-338-1212

Life Threatening Emergency Phone Number:  9-1-1


When calling 9-1-1, in addition to explaining your emergency, give your telephone number and address and stay on the line if possible.

IMPORTANT: Call 9-1-1 before you call your doctor, relatives or friends.