Franklin Township board members also sit on the board of the Wellsville Fire District, along with one board
member appointed by the City of Wellsville. Wellsville Fire provides fire, rescue and first responder medical
services to Franklin Township of Franklin County (including the City of Wellsville), eastern Hayes Township of
Franklin County, and parts of Richland and Stanton Townships of Miami County. For fire or rescue response
regardless of your location, dial 9-1-1.
Ambulance service in Franklin County is provided by Franklin County EMS. There is an ambulance stationed
at Wellsville with paramedics on duty 24x7x365. Abulance service in Miami County is provided by Miami
County EMS. All Miami County ambulances are stationed at Paola with paramedics on duty 24x7x365. For
emergency medical response regardless of your location, dial 9-1-1.
Wellsville Fire District...
* Protects over 4,500 residents
* Protects over 100 square miles of land and property
* Responded to over 250 calls for service in 2013
* Has 28 dedicated volunteer firefighters
* Has mutual aid and auto aid agreements with neighboring fire departments
For more information about the Wellsville Fire District, visit www.wellsvillefiredistrict.org
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Wellsville Fire depends on
volunteers to provide fire
protection to the residents of
Franklin, Richland and Hayes
To learn more about how you
can help, please contact
Chief Robert Thomas at
Planning a Burn?
Franklin County requires all
citizens of Franklin County to
obtain a burn permit prior to
igniting a fire.
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