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Welcome !

Welcome to American Township Fire Department Website .

Also visit our new Township Webpage at



Help Wanted

November 1, 2022

American Township is in need of seasonal / winter help.  The American township trustees are in need of snow plow drivers for this winter season.  Please contact Scott Holmes the road superintendent at 



    The Mission of the American Township Fire Department is to prevent the loss of life and to control and reduce the loss of property by the use of our professional skills and continued education in Emergency Medical Services, Fire Suppression, Rescue, Code Enforcement, Fire Investigation and Professional Development Training.

Fire Station 1

105 W. Main St.

Elida, OH  45807

Office 419-339-3921

Fax 419-339-0109




Fire Station 2

2110 Edgewood Dr.

Lima, OH  45807

Office 419-331-3857

Fax 419-331-1768


Township Administration Building

102 Pioneer Rd.

Elida, OH 45807



American Township Police Department

102 Pioneer Road

Elida, Ohio 45807

Business: 419-331-6788

Fax: 419-222-8134



ATFD Class A Uniforms

On Tuesday 05-12-2018  Class A Uniforms were ordered for all ATFD Firefighters. This has been an ongoing campaign over the past year, spearheaded by FF/Medic Neil Goodwin.  The Department owes a debt of gratitude to FF Goodwin and all of the local contributors for making it possible for all of our Firefighters to have a set of Class A uniforms. 


Eversole Pool and Spa


Total Body Chiropractic Center

Von' Jewelry 

Orick Stamping

Happy Daz (Good Food Inc.)

Clarence Morey

First Federal Bank

Jean A. Zink

Stacey L. Ketcham

Mr. & Mrs. Hempker

Mr. Oswald

Tom Ahl Dealership

Lima Moose Lodge

American Township

Fire Department

Elida, OH

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