Winona Fire Department


The Winona Fire Department (WFD), in Columbiana County, Ohio, responds to a 33 square mile rural community of about 4,700 with some seasonal increases in population. The area is residential and agricultural with many small businesses. The response area covers portions of two local school districts (United and West Branch Local School Districts) and includes Kent State University – Salem Campus, and Allegheny Wesleyan College.

WFD consists of about 30 active and associate members; these men and women are 100% volunteer. Members provide the coverage area in Butler and Salem Townships with fire protection, fire prevention and assists with emergency medical calls. Members must meet minimum annual training hours to maintain certifications. The Department conducts a few fundraisers during the year and administers the Jonathan Gamble Memorial Scholarship which is awarded annually.

Response Statistics

Total Calls in 2023
EMS Calls In 2024
Fire Calls in 2024

Volunteer Opportunities

Winona Fire Department invites community members to explore varied volunteer roles beyond firefighting. Whether it’s offering administrative assistance or engaging in community outreach, we provide ample opportunities for you to utilize your talents and dedication for our collective growth.

Highly Skilled Team

Our department boasts a team of highly skilled and experienced first responders who undergo rigorous training programs regularly. They are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to handle any challenge with confidence and efficiency.


Thank you for visiting the Winona Fire Department website. Should you have inquiries or require assistance, kindly use our contact form. Upon submission, we’ll ensure a timely response. Remember, for emergency services, please dial 911. For non-urgent matters, expect a reply within standard working hours.

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Community Outreach

"Winona Fire Department actively participates in community outreach initiatives. We host educational workshops, conduct fire safety exercises, and engage in local events to foster awareness and strengthen our connection with the community we proudly serve."

State-of-the-Art Equipment

"Winona Fire Department is outfitted with advanced, cutting-edge firefighting gear and technology, ensuring our readiness to effectively manage any emergency scenario we encounter."


The Winona Fire Department (WFD), located in the picturesque Columbiana County, Ohio, is calling upon dedicated individuals to be a part of our noble cause. Our 33 square mile rural community, encompassing around 4,700 residents, experiences seasonal population fluctuations. Here’s why the WFD is the perfect place for you to make a difference:

Our Community: Our response area is a blend of residential neighborhoods, sprawling agricultural landscapes, and vibrant small businesses. We’re proud to safeguard the heart of this thriving community.

Volunteers at Heart: WFD is a team of approximately 30 dedicated volunteers, both active and associate members. We are fueled by a passion for service and a commitment to protect our community.

Our Services: As a WFD member, you’ll provide vital fire protection, promote fire prevention, and lend a helping hand during emergency medical calls. It’s a chance to be a real hero in the lives of your neighbors.

Now, it’s your turn to answer the call!

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