FIRE (AS OF JANUARY 1, 2011)

The Village contracts with its municipal neighbor the Village of Oakwood for fire and emergency service. The Village of Oakwood Fire and EMS is a full service fire and rescue operation, under the direction of Fire Chief Jim Schade. Fire Chief Schade has been a fire fighter with the Village of Oakwood for over 35 years and 8 years as Chief. In addition to the Chief, the Fire Department has 5 supervisory officers and will carry an average of 60 Fire Fighters/Paramedics. The Fire Department is staffed with seven fire fighters on all shifts. The Village of Oakwood provides emergency Fire and EMS through 911 calls. They also respond to non-emergency calls through a non-emergency phone number at 440-232-6695. The City of Solon will continue to provide dispatch services for 911 rescue, fire calls and all Police calls.