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Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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BWJFD announces the promotions of Anthony Whitt to Captain and Ben Lovell to Chief.
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Last year, the Big Walnut Joint Fire District began to respond to a type of emergency that they had not encountered before, water rescue. To meet this changing threat to its citizens, the BWJFD formed a swift water rescue team that can respond to the challenge of water movement across roads that can...
Friday, December 30th, 2016
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The Big Walnut Joint Fire District would like to recognize Asst Chief Alan Grossman, Firefighter Heather Grossman, Firefighter TJ Gerlach and Firefighter Anthony Whitt for successfully completing the Firefighter II class from North Central Ohio Fire Training Academy.
Friday, December 30th, 2016
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BWJFD Firefighter Jason Vanhoose successfully completed the Firefighter I & II from the Delaware Area Career Center. Congrats Jason
Friday, December 30th, 2016
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BWJFD was able to purchase and new Ford F350 brush unit and a new engine from Sutphen Corp
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Firefighter Jeff Niesen was released from the Mentor Program to Active Duty status
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FF Caleb Sinclair was released from the Mentor Program to Active Duty
Friday, December 30th, 2016
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BWJFD promoted Jeremy Leonard to Maintenance Captain at the December Fireboard Meeting.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Congratulations to Firefighter Jeff Niesen for successfully completing his Firefighter I&II Certification from the Delaware Area Career Center!!
Monday, December 14th, 2015
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BWJFD would like to introduce Firefighter Josh Frye to our fire department family. Josh comes to us from Iberia Fire Department and currently holds his Firefighter II Certificate.
Monday, December 14th, 2015
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Firefighter TJ Gerlach was sworn into active duty status at the December 2015 Fire Board Meeting.
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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Despite the cold wind and rain members attended the Chesterville Heritage Day festivities
Monday, September 14th, 2015
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BWJFD announces the promotion of Alan Grossman to Assistant Chief. Alan began in the fire service as an Explorer with the DeWitt Fire District outside of Syracuse, NY. Also a member of the Fayetteville and Brighton Fire Departments, he had gone through the ranks from Firefighter to Battalion Chief.
Monday, September 14th, 2015
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BWJFD announces the promotion of Lauri Lovell from Assistant Chief to Fire Chief. Lauri has served the BWJFD citizens for the past 16 years. Lovell is a full time Paramedic / Firefighter at Washington Township in Dublin, Ohio.
Monday, September 14th, 2015
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BWJFD announces the promotion of 5 new captains. Congrats to Captains Dave White, Dan Huddleston, Chad Cavinee, Chad Crouse and Ben Lovell.
Monday, September 14th, 2015
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The Big Walnut Joint Fire District announces the new Fire Board Fiscal Officer, Hilary Ostram. Hilary Ostram (Lawyer) is a Morrow County Resident and graduate of Cardington High School. She is married to Joe Ostram and a proud mother to her daughter Delaney.
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Congratulations to Firefighters Antony Whitt, Tony Whitt and Brian Newsome on successfully completing the Mentor Program and released to Active Duty.
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The Big Walnut Joint Fire District recognizes Joanne Rausch for her 27 years of dedicated service to her job as fiscal officer and the residents. She has done a wonderful job and will dearly be missed. Thank you Joanne, a job well done!
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Big Walnut Joint Fire District Receives Fire Extinguisher Training Device The Big Walnut Joint Fire District has received a custom made fire extinguisher training prop constructed by Marengo Fabricated Steel, Ltd.
Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
BWJFD would like to welcome our newest members to the fire department family. Please join us in welcoming Gaige Goodman, Layne Burson, Dustin Powell, Tony Whitt and Jeremy Leonard. All members are currently enrolled in Knox County Career Center in the Firefighter I class.
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