The mission of East Holmes Fire & EMS shall be the preservation and protection of life and property from and during such fire and emergencies that may occur in the jurisdiction of the East Holmes Fire & EMS district and to lend assistance to neighboring departments when requested to do so.
East Holmes Fire & EMS was dispatched to 872 emergency calls in 2022 surpassing our previous record by 11%. We currently have 44 volunteer personnel on our roster with most being cross trained in Fire & EMS.
Run stats for 2022 showed our busiest month being June with 95 runs and the slowest month was February with 58. Same as in previous years Sundays always have the least amount of calls with 90 runs being dispatched in 2022 with Saturdays being the busiest with 151 runs.
Our personnel handle all runs on a volunteer response ( meaning whoever is available and gets to station first ). For EMS calls during nighttime hours we do have 5 different squad duty groups of 4 that respond from home during their designated nights. In 2022 our average response from time of dispatch to time enroute was 4.52 minutes on fire calls & 5.46 minutes on EMS calls.
872 Total runs in 2022 including 320 Fire runs 552 EMS runs
2022 Firefighter of the year was awarded to Perry Beachy
2022 EMT of the year was awarded to Nathan Shrock
Years of service pins presented for 2022
5 yrs - Capt. Jason Troyer, Tyler Yoder
10 yrs - Leroy Miller, Javen Troyer
15 yrs - Jason Peachey
20 yrs - Ferman Miller, Leroy Yoder
30 yrs - Asst Chief Mary Hershberger
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2022 Firefighter Of The Year
2022 EMT Of The Year
5257 County Road 77
Millersburg, OH 44654
PO Box 186
Berlin, OH 44610
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Currently we have a full roster with 45 volunteer members. However, we are still accepting standby applications in case more positions open up.
Click here to download the East Holmes Fire employment application.
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