Fire safety blog

Seeking Support to Assist in Grant Writing for Fire Department

Chief Grossenbaugh and Fire Liaison, Melissa Augustine are currently looking for volunteers within the community who specialize in grant writing to assist Hinckley Fire Department in attaining grant funds. Specifically, identifying grants available to fire departments at the state and federal levels, and sharing in the document preparation for such grants. If interested, please contact Ms. Augustine at [email protected] or 330-421-8266 by February 28, 2020.

Emergency Snow Removal Program

Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Season beginning October 1st for Hinckley Township seniors and those who qualify for the program. This program is supported by the Hinckley Fire Department Community Benefit Fund, Inc. See attachments within this article for more information.

Survey Results for Solid Waste & Recycling Services

Go to the attachments within this article for the results of the survey regarding the Solid Waste & Recycling Services.  At the Regular Trustee meeting held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, based on overall community sentiment and concerns the Township Trustees voted to proceed with a single-hauler contract.  Kimball Recycle and Disposal has been selected.

Spring Flood Safety Tips:

Flooding is one of the most common and costly disasters in the United States.  Click on the link below to view Spring Safety Tips provided by the FEMA Ready Campaign Team. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSRC/bulletins/18ab053

Promote National Preparedness Month

Each week of National Preparedness Month has a designated them.  Week 4 = 9/18-24/2016 Individual Preparedness Week 5 9/25-30/2016 = lead-up to National PrepareAthon Day. Fore more info go to Ready.gov/september

 

 

Unscheduled Visits by Vendors

Recently a company representative selling medical supplies visited churches and businesses in the Hinckley Community advising those present that their Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) were out of date and required servicing and supplies.  In followup with some of the businesses, the Fire Department found that the devices were working properly and the supplies were not out of date.  Please be cautious when dealing with any vendors who appear at your location without a scheduled appointment.

Medina County Mass Notification

If you would like to be added on to the Medina County Mass Notification System (Everbridge). Please follow the instructions on the attachment below.