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2019 SUMMER SEND-OFF EXTRAVAGANZA

The Union Township Board of Trustees proudly joins Jungle Jim’s International Market Eastgate and Crossroads Eastside in presenting a spectacular day of food, fun games and entertainment from 11 a.m...

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Police Night Out

Police Night Out Free hamburgers & hotdogs, games, dunking booth, public safety displays and raffles.  The Union Township Police Department is gearing up for Police Night Out from 6 p.m. to 9...

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Mercy Health – Eastgate Medical Center dedica…

It was only in early 2018 that ground was broken for the new Mercy Health – Eastgate Medical Center with occupancy tentatively scheduled for the third quarter of this year...

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2019 Commercial PACE in Action May 23rd Break…

2019 Commercial PACE in Action Event Thursday, May 23rd Sharonville Convention Center Time: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Limited Seating Register Here: bit.ly/PACE-2019

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Natural Gas Aggregation Pricing Update

Natural Gas Aggregation Program Announcement Union Township’s Natural Gas Aggregation Program’s flex down rate which is capped at $0.444/ccf is due to expire soon. Your community leaders have been working with...

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Solarize

    Solarize is Back!  This year is your last opportunity to take advantage of the 30% Federal Tax Credit and the Solarize discount.  Our community is partnering with the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance to...

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Clermont Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecas…

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Summer Concerts 2019

The Union Township Board of Trustees is proud to be bringing back the free Summer Concert Series. Following is the lineup for 2019:     All concerts will be held in the Union...

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MILLER PLACE DEVELOPMENT HEARING Video

MILLER PLACE DEVELOPMENT HEARING  Video From Tuesday July 24th, 2018      

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FIRE STATION 49 DEDICATED

Union Township Fire Station 49 was rededicated July 9 after a renovation that will result in shorter responses, said Chief Stan Deimling. The renovation was originally begun to heighten the...

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Fire Divisions

 

Assistant Chief Mark Fyffe oversees the Administrative, Operations, and Training Divisions of the department.  

 Administration

The responsibilities of the administrative division include budget and finance, payroll, accreditation, quality assurance, fire and emergency medical services data entry, policy implementation and development, life safety, scheduling, monthly and annual reporting and documentation, licensing, information technology liaison, and other general day-to-day non-emergency needs of the department.

Operations

The Operations Division is comprised of the personnel who respond to emergency incidents from five fire stations strategically located throughout Union Township.  The division is responsible for ensuring a rapid, professional, and competent response to, and control of, a wide range of emergency incidents by the department.  Members assigned to a fire station serve in dual roles as firefighters and paramedics and are responsible for providing the best fire suppression and emergency medical services possible.

 Training

A station lieutenant serves as the training officer and manages most of the day-to-day training issues. Training is conducted daily, usually by the company officer conducting a hands-on morning drill and then again in the evening with a book-type drill.  As a State of Ohio Certified EMS training site, members are awarded continuing education credits.

The department also has a physician who is responsible to oversee and underwrite the emergency medical service operation of the Department.  Bill Hinckley, MD, is the Department's medical director and works closely with the Administrative Division to ensure that the citizens are receiving the best possible care.

Bill Hinckley, MD, is board certified in emergency medicine and EMS, and is an associate professor of emergency medicine at UC.  A majority of his clinical practice is spent in the EMS setting, working as a UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care flight physician, though he also works clinically in the emergency departments of both UC Medical Center and West Chester Hospital.  Bill graduated from medical school at Indiana University in 2000, and completed residency and chief residency at UC in 2004.  He has served as Air Care's medical director since 2006.  Bill is a past president of the Air Medical Physician Association, and was inducted into the International Guild of Senior Helicopter Retrievalists as a founding member in 2014.