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FIRE/EMS History/Staff


About Harrison Township Fire / EMS

Fire-EMS History/Staff


Harrison Township Fire Chief Chad Noggle

3625 St. Rt. 752
Ashville, Ohio 43103

Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 740-983-4115
Fax: 740-983-8114



Celebrating over 130 years of service



The Harrison Township Fire Department is charged with the responsibility of providing professional, efficient fire protection, fire prevention, emergency medical services, rescue and other general emergency and educational services to the citizens it serves, with the goals of constantly safeguarding and preserving life and property against the elements of fire and disaster.

The basic objectives of the Fire Department center around the maintenance of continuous, comprehensive training in addition to administering realistic fire safety, inspection, an educational programs for the benefit of the general public, with the ultimate objective of preventing and minimizing loss of life and property when fires do occur, and confining and extinguishing those fires by utilizing the latest methods and scientific resources with the greatest degree of proficiency possible.

Area Served with Fire and EMS

  • 100% of Harrison and Walnut Townships and large parts of Jackson, Madison, and Muhlenberg Townships
  • 127 square miles
  • Mutual aid is provided to all surrounding Fire and EMS agencies.


  • The department employs 16 full-time and several part-time employees
  • Each 24 hour shift is staffed with 5 full-time and two part-time employees

Fire and EMS Equipment

  • 2017 Spartan Engine
  • 2008 Sutphen Engine
  • 2017 Horton Medic
  • 2013 Horton Medic
  • 2020 Horton Medic
  • 2008 F-350 Grass Truck
  • 2010 F-150 Utility Truck
  • 2020 F-150 Utility Truck
  • 2020 Tahoe…Chief’s Vehicle/Command Center

Full-Time Personnel

Chief Chad Noggle

One Unit:

Brian Kirkpatrick, Firefighter
Jeremy Lust, Firefighter

Anthony Mastracci, Firefighter
Caleb Jones, Firefighter


Two Unit:
Captain Colt Cline

Roger Fitzpatrick, Firefighter
Lacey Perigo, Firefighter

Jordan Hempker, Firefighter

Alex Keefe, Firefighter


Three Unit:
Captain Jeffrey Rosencrance

Robert Wall, Firefighter

Pat Davidson, Firefighter

Zach Hall, Firefighter

Clay Lind, Firefighter


Part-Time Personnel:
Vincent Mattia
Colin Osterman
Beau Ramey

Gage Weiler

Jared Younkin

Andrea Osborne
Taner Smith
Jason Welsh

Jared Burkey

Bailey Butler

Peyton Strader

Grant Suhayda

Bryce Seidle

Colin Osterman

Ireland Cuthbert

Michael Haughey

Preston Heibel

Colton Ward


Chaplain:  Pastor Kevin Pees


PIO: Steve Sabine