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Fall Hydrant Flushing (pdf)

University Heights Fire and Rescue Open House – Sunday, October 7th from 11:30am – 2:30pm at 3980 Silsby Rd. (pdf)

University Heights Fire Department is now offering free CPR classes! This Heartsaver CPR/AED course is in conjunction with the Stop the Bleed campaign. The course is being offered as a partnership between UHFD, UH Hospitals, & UH Library. The next class is November 29th from 5:30-8:45pm at the UH Library. Please register at https://www.uhems.org/ or by clicking this link: https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/GKO7o6tn4X8d0. Be sure to pick up your book at the UH fire station. This course is free and open to all!

 Carbon monoxide is often called the silent killer. To learn more about this topic and for a list of safety tips, see the attached file. If residents have questions, please contact the Fire Department at (216) 321-1939.    Carbon Monoxide Safety

The Division of Fire contributes to the vitality of University Heights by preventing and mitigating harm to personas and property caused by illness, injury, fire, natural events, and other mishap. Twenty-five career firefighters deliver this service through enforcement of the Ohio Fire Code, dissemination of safety information to the public, and response to calls for assistance. Each member is an Ohio-certified Firefighter 2–the highest level of firefighting certification–and either a basic emergency medical technician or a paramedic. In treating patients, personnel operate under the directives of a physician specializing in emergency medicine, When activity level requires, the division mutually shares resources for other communities.

Particularly popular services of the division are the installation of residents’ child car seats and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. To schedule an installation, call the fire station business line.

Although most division records are available through a city public records request, patient information is protected by the federal Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)–City’s Policy.

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Fire Department
2300 Warrensville Center Road
University Heights, Ohio 44118
Phone: (216) 321-1939
Staff Directory


Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Annual Reports
Fire Union Contract 2014 – 2017
Public Records Request
2012 Fire Study