Fire Department

Russell Fire StationFor 7 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 department offers EMS, fire suppression, prevention, and education to Russell Township. Originally a volunteer department, today the Russell Fire-Rescue Department is staffed by 4 part time firefighters/ EMT Paramedics 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.