Category Archives: News

NOTICE – Station 405 Storage Building

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed proposals for “Construction of Storage Building, located at 13112 Morse Road, Pataskala, Ohio” will be received by the Board of West Licking Joint Fire District Trustees, c/o Assistant Chief Jack Treinish, at 851 E. Broad Street, Pataskala, OH, 43062, until October 10th, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. On Thursday, October 10th, 2019, [...]

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Celebrate National CPR Week With Us!!

DID YOU KNOW?!?!?….. that National CPR week is June 1st – 7th?! We are celebrating this event by holding CPR sessions. We will kick off the event on Saturday, June 1st with a Hands On Practice and Information session from 9 AM to Noon. Call the District (740-927-8600) to secure a time. Gain confidence and experience [...]

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CPAT Registration To Open June 3, 2019

Guess what time it is?!?!  It is about that time to hold the Candidate Physical Ability Testing (CPAT) process. If you or someone you know is interested in the Fire Service and meets the following criteria, register for the CPAT and take the next step in a Fire Service career! Interested individuals are required to [...]

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Introducing our newest fleet member

 On Wednesday, November 7th the newest member of the fleet was placed in service, Squad 404.  This is a fully equipped support vehicle that is staffed by two firefighter and has class A fire engine capabilities.  Squad 404 is equipped with a 1250 gpm (gallons per minute) pump, carries 300 gallons of water along with [...]

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We THANK YOU!!

I want to extend a big ‘THANK YOU’ to our citizens for their support of the West Licking Fire District Levy. By supporting this levy the community has placed a tremendous amount of trust in District staff and has clearly shown its commitment to one another. The additional revenue from this levy will help us [...]

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Station 405 – Open and Responding

It may have been a chilly and rainy day on October 11, 2018 but nothing dampened the spirits and festivities that occurred in Jersey Township that evening.  The long awaited Fire Station 405 officially opened. Festivities began with a welcome from Fire Board President, Mark Van Buren followed by the West Licking Fire Honor Guard [...]

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Columbus Messenger – Eastside Article

Be sure and read this great article from the Columbus Messenger, written by Christine Bryant, Staff Writer.  Minutes matter during emergency response times.  

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Blood Draw Program

West Licking Fire District is proud to be partnering with Mount Carmel to improve stroke care in our community.  Through one of our collaborative initiatives, our EMT’s are performing blood draws in the ambulance en route to the hospital when a patient is having stroke symptoms.  By having blood drawn prior to these patients’ arrivals [...]

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Pinning & Promotion Ceremony Held

A Pinning and Promotion Ceremony was held during the November Fire Board meeting at the new Station 2 facility.   The Fire Board and Administration recognized and honored the Pinning and Promotion of four current full-time firefighters to Lieutenant, as well as the promotion of four new full-time Firefighter/Paramedics from part time status.  Congratulations to all!

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Decorating Holiday Safety Tips

Never use lighted candles near trees, boughs, curtains/drapes, or with any potentially flammable item. Wear gloves while decorating with spun glass “angel hair.” It can irritate your eyes and skin. A common substitute is non-flammable cotton. When spraying artificial snow on windows or other surfaces, be sure to follow directions carefully. These sprays can irritate [...]

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