Welcome to the internet home of the Lorain Fire Department. Please take some time to explore our site, and learn about your fire department, and the many services we provide.

Lorain’s firefighters have been protecting the lives, property, and living environment for the citizens of Lorain, Ohio since 1883.

Our Services

Our firefighters are trained and equipped to play a key role in an integrated envelope of safety services protecting Lorain, Ohio’s most important resource - its citizens. We provide multiple services including:

  • Alarm Board / Dispatch Operations
  • Arson Investigation
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Fire Safety Education
  • Fire Safety Inspections
  • Fire Suppression
  • Hazardous Material Response
  • Medical Response: First Responders / EMTs
  • MVA Rescue
  • Natural Disasters
  • Rope Rescue Team

The Lorain Fire Department has played a vital role in our city's past, and we look forward to playing an even greater role in its exciting future.

Mission Statement

To protect the lives, property and environment of the public by providing multiple fire fighting related and emergency response services.


To protect the community from the perils of fire, natural disasters, and accidents involving people and the environment; to provide medical response as first responders.