Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Coverage Area

The primary area of coverage is the Village of Crooksville; Harrison Township, Bearfield Township and Clayton Township in Perry County; and York Township in Morgan County.


Fire personnel are all volunteer; and the EMS personnel are part-time, paid employees. The EMS personnel provide 24-hour paid coverage.

There are 20 volunteer firefighters and 15 of the firefighters are cross-trained in emergency medical services. In addition, there are 16 EMS personnel.


The officers of the department are:

  • Fire Chief Ralph Hill
  • Assistant Chief Mark Dalrymple
  • Fire Captain Chad Locke
  • Fire Lieutenant Dan Rodgers
  • EMS Captain Lynn Dalrymple
  • EMS Lieutenant TJ Glanemann

Annual Number of Runs

The department averages 1400 EMS runs per year and 200 fire runs per year.

Fire Department Equipment

Fire Department equipment includes:

  • Two Advanced-Life-Support (ALS) Ambulances
  • One Engine
  • One Engine/Rescue equipped with Jaws of Life
  • One 2000-gallon Tanker
  • One Brush Truck
  • One Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) equipped with grass and brush fire capabilities
  • One boat

Contact the Fire Department

  • Crooksville Fire Department
    22 China Street
    Emergency Calls: 911
    Non-Emergency Calls: (740) 982-6801
    Fax: (740) 982-2055