Welcome to Franklin Township

13200 Fairview Rd
Newark, OH 43056

Franklin Township is very fortunate to have contracted EMS and Fire protection provided by three well trained Fire Departments.


Heath Fire Department - website

City of Heath
1287 Hebron Road
Heath, Ohio 43056
740-522-1420 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
City Hall hours: M–F 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Fire Station 1
193 Heath Road
Heath, OH 43056
Phone: 740-522-4585
Fax: 740-522-4588
Fire Station 2
1365 Blackfoot Trail
Heath, OH 43056
Phone: 740-522-5101

Licking Township Fire Company - website

Station 1
6800 Phil Linn Parkway
P.O. Box 228
Jacksontown, OH 43030
Phone: 740-323-0211
Station 2
11152 Flint Ridge Road
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: 740-323-0622
Station 3
9384 Jacksontown Road
Jacksontown, OH 43030

Station 1 is manned Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM with the full-time fire chief and a part-time person. Station 2 is manned Saturday and Sunday 8:00AM until 4:00 PM with two part-time persons. Station 3 is manned Sunday through Thursday 10:00 PM until 6:00 AM with two part-time persons.

National Trail Volunteer Fire Department

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362 Church Street
P.O. Box 165
Gratiot, OH 43740
Phone: 740-787-2466
Chief Ted McNamara
Phone: 740-403-6779


Reflective House Number Signs

Reflective house number signs help the fire department find your home at night in an emergency. They are aluminum with a green reflective background and white reflective numbers. Signs can be mounted either horizontally or vertically and with numbers on both sides. The cost is $10.00 per sign. Signs can be purchased from the Licking Twp. Fire Company. Call 740-323-0211.


Licking Township Fire Company Station 2 - Located in Franklin Twp. at the Community Center