Elyria Fire Department

Elyria Fire Department serves a community of approximately 56,000, located 25 miles west-southwest of Cleveland. This northeast Ohio Department has an authorized strength by City Charter of 88 personnel, however, current manpower levels are less than 70 including the Chief, 3 members of the Fire Prevention Bureau, one Training Officer, a Secretary, and one Mechanic. Elyria Firefighters are members of the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 474.