Ottawa Fire Department

Our Services

Training Bureau

Fire Prevention

Station 100

Station 101

Station 102


 Prevention & Investigation  Bureau                       

Prevention: Educational programs for youth, adult and the elderly of the community.

    Fire Prevention Week We speak to over 600 children in the Ottawa community in October during national fire prevention week.                               


Inspection: Fire safety inspections and commercial building pre-plans, we have one Certified Fire Safety Inspector.

    Over 60 inspections and pre-plans are completed annually

     250+ pre-plans maintained for commercial, industrial and

         public sector buildings


Investigation: Is the process of determining the cause and origin of a fire. Fire Investigatiors attend an extensive training class and have to maintain multiple disciplines of training every year as overseen by the International Association of Arson Investigators.  Ottawa Fire Department has 2 Investigators.


    Since 1997 out of twelve suspicious fires there has been 3 convictions and

         1 juvenile placed in counseling.



Fire SafetyTips for Your Home.pdf

Name Your Smoke Alarm and Activity Sheet for Kids.pdf






Ottawa Fire Chief: Nathan Cram                                                                  

Mailing Address:                                                         

Village of Ottawa                                                        

Ottawa Fire Department                                              

136 North Oak Street                                                   

Ottawa, Ohio 45875                                                    

Office #: 419-523-5020                                               

Report a fire: 911                                                         


Ohio State Fire Marshall: Larry L. Flower                                    

Mailing Address:

Ohio Department of Commerce

Division of State Fire Marshal

8895 East Main Street

Reynoldsburg,Ohio 43068


Report Arson: 1-800-589-2728





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