What is the history of the Liberty Township Fire Department?

The Liberty Township Fire Department's growth has been driven by the population growth experienced in the area.


  • The Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1953 to serve Maustown and the surrounding area.
  • The Township's first fire station, 111, was built in 1955. The fire station was built in the heart of Maustown and located on Princeton-Glendale Road north of Millikin Road.
  • In 1974, Station 112 was established due to the growth in the Yankee/Cincinnati-Dayton Road area.
  • In 1992, the department transitioned from volunteer to a combination department consisting of part-time and volunteer members. This brought the benefit of staffed fire stations to respond to fire and medical emergencies.
  • During the 1990's, Liberty Township experienced growth in the southwest area with the development of the Butler County Regional Highway.
  • In 2001, the Liberty Township Fire Department hired its first career firefighters transforming the department to meet the growing needs of the community.
  • To better serve the southwest portion of the Township, Station 113 was built in 2004 to serve as Fire Headquarters and house the department's administrative staff.


  • The Liberty Township Fire Department operates out of the existing 3 fire stations providing fire, rescue, and paramedic-level Emergency Medical Services to residents and visitors.
  • The department presently employs 38 career and 54 active part-time firefighters, providing 24-hour emergency services, 7-days a week. 

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1. What services does the Liberty Township Fire Department (LTFD) provide?
2. How does the Liberty Township Fire Department provide Fire/EMS Service?
3. Where are the Liberty Township fire stations located?
4. What is the Liberty Township Fire Department's Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating?
5. When should I call the fire station and when should I call 911?
6. What happens when I call 911?
7. What should I do when encountering an emergency vehicle that is utilizing lights and siren?
8. Why do emergency responders sometimes turn off lights and siren and then turn them back on?
9. Why do some department members wear orange shirts and helmets?
10. Will I receive a bill for being transported to the hospital?
11. Why did a fire truck show up when I only called for an ambulance?
12. What does it mean when I hear the weather sirens go off?
13. Why did I see a firetruck or ambulance at the grocery store?
14. Why does the fire department flow the fire hydrants?
15. How can residents help with hydrant maintenance?
16. What part does the fire department play in natural disasters?
17. Are the Liberty Township fire stations Safe Havens for infants?
18. Can I bring expired and/or unwanted prescription medications to the firehouse for proper disposal?
19. Do I get billed for a fire alarm response?
20. What is the history of the Liberty Township Fire Department?
21. Does Liberty Township have restrictions on consumer fireworks?