Marshall Township Fire Department Has Served the Community Since 1967

(JUDAH) – The Marshall Township Volunteer Fire Department coverage area is one of the fastest-growing townships in Lawrence County.

A recent Commercial building fire in Marshall Township

With growing business districts, as well as expanding housing additions, a well trained and equiped fire department is essential.

The department has 13 firefighters including both dedicated men and women who are committed to sustaining a professional and productive emergency response organization.

A Marshall Township firefighter prepares to fight a recent house fire.

In addition, the fire department is committed to educating the public in fire safety, supporting the community and strengthening community ties in building healthy relationships in addressing their needs.

Marshall Township firefighter talks fire safety at a recent event at Johnny Junxions in Judah.

“We have an ambitious vision of where we want to be as an organization and a strategy for how to get there,” said Jason Lewis, Fire Chief of the Marshall Township Volunteer Fire/EMS.

Marshall Township is a part of many community events.

“We have a vision of expanding human capability, resources, and relationships in order to provide the residents and guests of Marshall Township the emergency services it deserves,” Lewis continued.

Marshall Township responds to more than 300 – 350 calls a year. That averages to at least one call a day. Most of the calls are for emergency medical incidents.

“We want to thank our neighboring departments Oolitic, Perry, Pleasant Run, and Bedford Fire Department for helping us out,” said Lewis.

The Marshall Township responds to all kinds of fires including a recent hay baler fire.

Marshall Township is supported by the Township Firefighting Fund as well as the Cumulative Fire and Equipment Fund. The fire department can always use donations and financial support. You can mail donations to the Marshall Township Volunteer Fire Department and EMS at 75 Firebarn Lane, Bedford, Indiana 47421. These donations will help with current and future projects.

In order to keep track of the fire department you are encouraged to go to visit their Facebook page and Instagram.