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Granville Volunteer Fire Department
Non-Emergency: 740-587-0261
133 N, Prospect P.O.Box 202
Phone: 740-587-0261

Your McKean Township Trustees' contract with Granville and Monroe Townships for fire and emergency medical services was paid for with 4.8 mills of property tax levies approved by the McKean Township voters.  Monroe Township covers approximately 20% of the western portion of the township with Granville Township covering the remainder.  Township residents should call 911 for emergency services.  Calls for emergency services made from outside Licking County should be placed at 740-345-1177.


Granville Township Fire Department

Jeff Hussey, a 20+ year career firefighter/paramedic, is the Granville Township Fire Chief.  The GTFD is staffed with a combination of career, intermittently scheduled, and volunteer members.  Paid staffing is scheduled to maintain three personnel on duty at all times, twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.  There are currently seven career firefighter paramedics, fifteen intermittent firefighters/ paramedics, and thirty volunteer firefighters/EMTs and paramedics.  Fire code enforcement is handled by a part-time fire inspector working under the direction of the Fire Chief.

The department fleet consists of a 1500 GPM CAFS pumper, a 1250 GPM pumper, a 1250 GPM rescue/ pumper, a 93′ aerial platform, and an 1800-gallon tanker.  Additional apparatus consists of two advanced life support ambulances, a grass fire truck, and one staff vehicle.

The GTFD operates from its station at 133 N. Prospect St. in Granville.

Chief Hussey may be reached by calling the business telephone number for the fire department – 740-587-0261.  His e-mail address is


Monroe Township Fire Department
Non-Emergency: 740-967-2976
P.O. Box 567
24 S Oregon
Johnstown, Ohio 43031

The Monroe Township Fire Department was formed on April 1st, 2000 from the Johnstown Volunteer Fire Department. Coverage includes Monroe Township, Village of Johnstown, Liberty Township, part of Jersey Township, and approximately 20% of western McKean Township.

The Fire Chief may be reached by calling the business telephone number for the fire department – 740-967-2976.  His e-mail address is


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