Fire department

    non-emergency phone  419-395-2206



The Highland Twp Fire Volunteer Department is located in Northwest Ohio, just Southeast of the Defiance, Ohio city limits.


Our department is operated by a team of volunteers who provide fire, rescue and emergency medical services to protect the lives & property of the citizens within the area of our township as well as AUTOMATIC mutual aid for some surrounding districts, including the Fire division of city of Defiance, Ohio.


The volunteers of HTFD are your neighbors & friends who are ready to respond to an emergency 24/7.


Our area is dispatched by the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office 911 center. The Sheriff’s Office assists us for each emergency call we receive.


Your donations help us with general operations. We are an IRS approved 501(c)3 association.


Want to be a member?  Email us!

Highland Twp. Volunteer Fire Department


27723 Watson Rd, Defiance (Ayersville), Ohio 43512

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Highland Twp. Volunteer Fire Department   27723 Watson Rd Defiance (Ayersville), Ohio 43512

ALL EMERGENCIES PLEASE CALL 911               Fire department     non-emergency phone  419-395-2206


Surplus fire department and township items will be sold at online auction with

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No open burning from 6am-6pm Mar-May

All burns must be supervised 100%

All medium-large burns must have EPA permit.