Fire Department

Prevention of losses by fire and providing and maintaining a emergency rescue team.

Marion Fire Prevention Officer, & Former Chief, Retires After 36 Years

MARION, IN: (March 24th, 2016) – Marion Fire Prevention Officer & Former Fire Chief, Robert “Bobby” Johnson has retired after 36 years of service with the City of Marion Fire Department. Johnson began as a Private Firefighter for the department in 1979, and since has served as a dispatcher, fire investigator, prevention officer, and even Fire Chief during the Ron Mowery administration (1993-1999).

Marion Fire Chief Paul David’s Leadership Remembered

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Press Release: Insurance Rating for Marion Fire Department Improves, Opening the Door for Lower Insurance Premiums for Citizens

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"Congrats to our Fire Department and all citizens! Great news!"

Marion Fire Fighters Have a New Team to Fight Arsonists

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Extreme Temperatures (Winter)

Cold snaps and heat waves are as challenging and deadly as any other natural disaster. Preparation during per-season is essential.

Preparing for a Winter Storm
  • Stock up on food, water, medicines and heating fuel.

  • Secure back-up heat sources, such as kerosene heaters. Never use charcoal, gas or propane heater indoors.

  • Buy bags of rock salt and sand for use on icy walkways.

  • Weather-strip windows and doors to help deal out the cold.
  • Fire Prevention Month

    Every year thousand of home in the United States are destroyed or damaged by Fire. There are a few easy steps you can take to greatly reduce the chance your home and property will be damaged or anyone injured in a fire- whether it starts inside or outside your home.


    • Have smoke detector and fire extinguisher on every level in you home.
    • Test and Clean smoke detectors monthly and replace batteries at least twice a year.
    • Check Fire extinguisher pressure gauges monthly.

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