Mayor Chuck Fewell
The Greenfield Fire Territory provides fire protection, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, technical rescue and fire prevention services to the City of Greenfield and Center Township in Hancock County. This area has an estimated resident population of over 25,000.
The Greenfield Fire Territory operates from two fire stations, Station 21 located in downtown Greenfield and Station 22 located on the north side. Each station operates an engine company and a paramedic ambulance; a ladder/tower, tanker and a heavy rescue are also at station 21and they are staffed twenty-four (24) hours a day.
There are six (6) full time administrative positions: Chief, Deputy Chief, Division Chief of Training and Safety, Division Chief of EMS, Support Services and an Administrative Secretary. All but the Administrative Secretary have emergency operations responsibilities. The emergency operations shift staff includes forty one (41) sworn firefighters among three shifts. Each shift is led by a Battalion Chief and a Lieutenant. All firefighters are EMT's and sixteen (16) are paramedics. They work a standard rotating shift of twenty-four (24) hours on-duty and forty-eight (48) hours off-duty. In addition, some of the shift personnel double as investigators and/or inspector.
The Greenfield Fire Territory participates in the Hancock County Technical Rescue Team. The Team was created to pool the resources of the Greenfield Fire Territory and the Sugar Creek Township Fire Department to enhance the response to technical rescue situations.
The Greenfield Fire Territory is the busiest fire department in Hancock County, responding to more than 3400 emergency calls annually. Approximately 80% of those calls are emergency medical responses. The Greenfield Fire Territory jurisdiction includes an industrial/warehouse district, numerous residential neighborhoods, multiple retail complexes, and rural agricultural areas, this includes several miles of interstate and state highways.