Posted on August 21, 2022
A Brief History
Established in 1929, the Geneva on the Lake Fire Department (GOTLFD) has been committed to serving their local community with unwavering dedication for over 90 years. Situated in the picturesque town of Geneva on the Lake, Ohio, the department is staffed by a team of highly-trained and dedicated volunteers who are on call 24/7 to ensure the safety and well-being of residents, tourists, and businesses alike. Over the years, the GOTLFD has grown significantly, adapting and evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the community.
The Geneva on the Lake Fire Department offers a wide range of services to the community, including:
- Fire suppression
- Emergency medical services (EMS)
- Search and rescue operations
- Vehicle extrication
- Water & ice rescue
- Public education and outreach
With a fleet of modern fire engines and emergency vehicles, the GOTLFD is well-equipped to handle any situation that may arise. Their team of skilled firefighters and EMTs also undergo regular training to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques and industry best practices, ensuring they’re always prepared to effectively and efficiently respond to emergencies.
Aside from their primary role as first responders, the Geneva on the Lake Fire Department is also an integral part of the local community. They regularly participate in community events such as parades, school visits, and fire safety presentations, helping to educate citizens about the importance of fire safety and prevention.
Furthermore, the GOTLFD actively encourages community members to become involved, offering volunteer opportunities for those interested in becoming firefighters or EMTs. By fostering a sense of unity and camaraderie, the department strives to create a positive environment where everyone feels welcome and supported in their endeavors.
How You Can Help
As a volunteer-driven organization, the Geneva on the Lake Fire Department relies on the support of the community to continue providing their invaluable services. Here are some ways you can help:
- Consider becoming a volunteer firefighter or EMT
- Donate to the department to help fund equipment and training
- Attend community events hosted by the GOTLFD
- Spread the word about fire safety and prevention in your own home
By working together, we can ensure that the Geneva on the Lake Fire Department remains a strong and reliable resource for our community, now and for generations to come.