The Damascus Fire Department Inc. takes pride in its ability to provide fire protection and EMS services in Mahoning (Goshen Twp.) and Columbiana (Butler Twp.)Counties. The Department provides fire and EMS services to all of Goshen and currently the northern most area of Butler Township. The Department responded to over 800 calls in 2021.
The Department operates out of two stations, Station #1 on SR 534 in Damascus, Station #2 on Stratton Road in Goshen Township. Between the two stations, the Department is comprised of 23 members (15 firefighters, 2 paramedics, 9 EMTs, and 3 EMRs), most personnel have more than one certification.
Currently, the Department is lead by Chief George Vernon . In addition to the chief, the Department has one assistant chief, Shawn Mesler, one Caption, Mike Thorne, and one Lieutenant, Jeremy McCammon.
The Department is always looking for new members. Those members of the community interested in joining can click on the application link under the media - files tab.