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222 Meigs Street
Sandusky, OH 44870
419.627.5844 (Phone)
419.627.5825 (Fax)

The City Building is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

Photo copyright Robert Myer



Degnan, Dave


Dave Degnan, Fire Chief



Steve Rucker, Fire Marshal

Diane Mulvin, Administrative Assistant


Captain Brian Cowie
Captain Matt Lesch
Captain Jim Green

419.627.5837 (All three Captains)

The Sandusky Fire Department proudly serves over 29,000 permanent residents for 14.7 square miles. Our northernmost boundary is Lake Erie and the surrounding shoreline. Our adjoining neighbors are Perkins Township [Disclaimer] (South), Huron City [Disclaimer] and Township (East) and Margaretta Township (West).  We are the largest fire department in Erie County [Disclaimer] with 47 career firefighters responding from three stations with an ISO rating of 4.

The Sandusky Fire Department is a full service fire department providing Fire, Advanced Life Support (ALS), Basic Life Support (BLS) and Technical Rescue (Scuba, Trench, High Angle, Structural Collapse and Confined Space).  We also support the Countywide Hazardous Materials Team [Disclaimer] with several technicians on our staff.

Our response area is in the heart of Vacationland with much to offer families in regards to outdoor entertainment and recreation. Cedar Point [Disclaimer] is one of the world’s largest Amusement Parks and is located in Sandusky. Cedar Point’s daily attendance adds 30,000 - 50,000 visitors to the population of our city from May through October.

Please contact us to schedule a station tour or a public education event at one of our fire stations: 419.627.5822.


Special Services

Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

Carbon Monoxide Alarm Installation Program
Ohio Vacant Facilities Fund
Residential Sprinkler Demonstration

Residential & Commercial Fire Code Enforcement

Vacant & Abandoned Buildings


Sandusky Fire Department

Central Fire Station

Administrative Offices/Mailing Address

600 West Market Street

Sandusky, Ohio 44870

Scanner: 460.575 Mhz
Emergencies, Dial: 9-1-1




Citizen Complaint Form

Flame Effect Procedures

Links to Other Organizations

Public Health Information (HIPAA)

We Belong to These Organizations: 

[Disclaimer: When clicking on the links below, you will leave the City of Sandusky website and link to a website that may contain commercial advertising. The city does not endorse nor support any of the advertising that may be contained on this site.]

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Ohio Association of Professional Fire Fighters (OAPFF)
International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
Ohio Fire Chief's Association (OFCA)
National Society of Executive Fire Officers (NSEFO)


Sandusky Ohio Local Links
Information and Reference

Information & Referral Source for Erie County!

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