Fire Protection

 

WTFD-New-LogoThe Wayne Township Fire Department mission is to practice and promote fire prevention and provide fire, medical, and other emergency services within the jurisdiction of Wayne Township Fire Department in order to minimize loss of life and/or property damage and reduce injuries to all persons within our response area. In order to carry out our mission, the Department provides a wide range of emergency and non-emergency services to its citizens. To accomplish our mission to the public, we employ 161 full time professional firefighters and emergency medical personnel.

700 N. High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46214
317.246.6200
www.waynefire.org

Fire Protection: The Wayne Township Fire Department provides fire protection to the residents of our 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Department operates with fully staffed apparatus that are strategically positioned throughout the community to ensure a rapid response to all calls for service. Last year we responded to over 11,000 calls for service.

EMS: The Wayne Township Fire Department provides Emergency Medical Services to the residents of the community. We operate 5 advanced life support ambulance’s that are staffed by highly trained Paramedics and EMT’s. Additionally, the fire apparatus of the township all provide EMS services as a first response capacity.

Special Operations: The Fire Department offers many special operations abilities. Some emergencies require specific skills to safely handle the situations. The Wayne Township Fire Department provides the following specialty skills:

 

• Vehicle and Machinery Rescue

• Hazardous Materials Team

• Surface Water Rescue

• Urban Search and Rescue

• Fire Investigations

 

Community Education: The Wayne Township Fire Department believes that best was to improve the safety of our residents, is through community education. The Department has a full time public educator who works with community groups, schools, and preschools on the fundamental fire safety skills. Some of our community education events include:

 

• Fire Safety Program for Churches

• Fire Safety YMCA groups at schools

• Fire Safety Boy scouts/ Girl scouts/brownies

• Birthday Parties Fire House/Charity

• Career Days at the Schools

• Basic Aid Training to all 4th Graders in Wayne School Corp

• Poison Control

• Fire Safety Trailer

• Severe weather trailer

• Kindergarten and 1st grade fire safety get low and go

• Special Needs Network parents groups

• Community Wellness Fairs

• Health and Safety Fairs

• Jameson Camp/summer camps fire safety

• Water Safety

• Fire Stop Program

• Project Lifesaver

• Mothers class for fire safety

• Preschool class Wayne Township Library Program

• Business Fire Extinguisher training classes

• Business Fire Safety work place / exit drill

• Station tours

• The Moose club fire safety health and safety

• American Legion Post fire safety

• Lions Club fire safety festival

• Old Farmers Festival

• Retirement Village Evacuation Programs

• Retirement Village Fire Safety Programs

• Relay for Life

• Kiwanis Kids

• Spring Flings at Schools

• Daycare/Preschool fire safety

• March of Dimes

• IPL safety day

• 40 West Business Day in the Park

• Miracle Ride

• West side Pride Park construction

• Flag Day Parade

• Odd fellows Safety Day

• Apartments Safety Festival

• Race in to Kroger Community Day

• National Bank Riley day

• Back to school days

• Western Bowl safety day

• Indiana Safety Educators/ State Fair

• Indiana Fire Chiefs Association

• FDIC

• Kmart/Wayne Township Safety Day

• 911 Celebration/memorials

• Homemakers extension of Marion County

• Language Assistance Program

• HOSTS for Wayne Township

• Parades

• Autism Awareness Fair

• Pepsi Rodeo/ extrication display

• Lowe’s Safety Adventure day

• Dads Club

• Trunk or Treats

• Breakfast with Santa