On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 members of the Mantua Township Fire District answered 21 assignments throughout Mantua Township for downed trees and power lines. Company staffed four pieces of apparatus as well as two command units throughout the majority of the assignments. Crews worked feverishly throughout the day to help the residents and passing motorists of Mantua Township travel safely on all roadways. Crews also assisted stalled motorists through the snow covered and icy roadways.
Many residents may not know that the fire department not only responds to fire and ems emergencies, but helps with even the minimalist of tasks such as clearing the roadways. In this case the fire department was responsible for a bulk of the clean-up throughout the area. Crews remained in quarters for 24 hours staffing all apparatus until the treacherous weather had dissipated.