We welcome the public into both of our fire stations. If a group wants to have a tour, we ask you to contact us in advance at 419-448-5444, but if you happen to be walking by either station, just stop in and ask for a tour.
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE DIAL 9 1 1.
Our business office is located at Station #1
53 S. Monroe St.
Hours of operation
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Monday – Friday
You may also email us at
Please contact the office at (419) 448-5444 for further instructions.
Call Change Healthcare at 1-855-626-9660.
If alterations are being made to the building the Tiffin Engineer’s Office may require permits. You can contact their office at 419-448-5425.
If building plans are required, Richland County Building Department serves as the Building Inspector. These plans will also be reviewed by the fire department before any permits will be issued. Richland County may also have inspections they require as the work progresses. You can contact their office at 419-774-5517
Other resources for help in opening a business in Tiffin can be found through Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership (TSEP). Their office can be reached at 419-447-3831
When work is completed, but before the business can open, the fire department shall complete a final occupancy inspection of the building. This inspection will inspect for all fire and life safety components such as emergency and exit lighting, proper egress, fire extinguisher placement, etc. To schedule this inspection please call the fire department at 419-448-5444
For information on the community programs offered through TFRD, please visit our Services & Outreach page.
Yes, but there are certain restrictions. Please use this link to our Open Burning Policy.
Yes, but a permit must be issued by the fire department. An inspection of the site may be done to ensure compliance with the requirements.
The City of Tiffin offers brush drop off at our Waste Water Treatment facility on N. Water St. We encourage our citizens to utilize this service. Permission to burn brush must first be granted through the Ohio EPA and then a permit issued by our fire department. Please read section 1511 on Open Burning in the City Ordinances for more information.