Fire & EMS

Training & Education
Firefighting and EMS services are taken very seriously in Circleville. Training is an important task that is undertaken at least 1 day every week. The Circleville Fire & EMS Department also has programs for juvenile firesetters, HazMat, NIMS, Fire Prevention, and more.

Response & Prevention
Circleville Fire & EMS responds 24 hours a day to calls for fire or EMS service, participates in fire prevention efforts, performs investigations, investigates hazardous materials, inspects car seats, and places effort in improving residential quality of life.

The Circleville Fire & EMS Department has a Certified Car Seat Inspector on staff (by appointment only). For appointments, call 740-474-3333.

Departmental Structure

Fire Chief
Captains, Shift Commanders
Lieutenants, Shift Officers
Firefighters (Including Firefighter/EMTs)
Volunteer Firefighters
Volunteer EMTs
Station 1
Located at 586 North Court Street, Station 1 was completed in 2002 and it houses various offices, the training / conference room, a dayroom, a kitchen, a report area, a fitness area, storage rooms, and a spacious apparatus bay.

The training room at Station 1 has been chosen as the county-wide Emergency Operations Center. This room is also loaned out to non-profit organizations / departments for use as a meeting room, as it is equipped with an overhead projector and screen, 2 televisions with VCRs, tables, chairs, and a kitchenette area.

Station 2

Located at 1220 South Court Street, Station 2 (currently closed due to manpower issues) contains offices, a kitchen, a dayroom, a dorm room, and the apparatus bay.

Both Station 1 and Station 2 are ADA compliant.


All full-time positions in the Circleville Fire & EMS Department are civil service positions.  Examination notices are posted on this website under the Employment Tab located on the homepage. 

Applications for part-time Fire Fighter/EMT are accepted in the Human Resources Deparment.  

Volunteer EMT and Fire Fighters are welcome to apply using the application below. Please print the application below and return it to Human Resources. 

For employment information, click on the Employment Tab located on the homepage or contact the Human Resources Department at 740-474-9601.  Employment applications are not accepted at the Fire Department.  

Volunteer Fire Fighter and/or EMT Application