Welcome to the Official Web Page for the City of Wellston, Ohio

Fire Department

Ryan Pelletier, Fire Chief

Ryan Pelletier, Fire Chief


(740) 384-2128


Fax line
(740) 384-0114

Website:  www.wellstonfd.net

Email: rpelletier@cityofwellston.org


The Wellston Fire Department is a combination Career/Paid on Call department located in Southern Ohio. We are approximately 80 mi due South of Columbus and 120 mi due East of Cincinnati. We run fire, hazmat, water rescue and BLS first response in our 59.5 sq mi coverage area. We also provide mutual aid to all of Vinton and Jackson Counties. We have an ISO Class 4 Rating and are continuously working to improve. We are a participating member in the Statewide Mutual Aid system. We average approximately 400 calls per year. We provide an average staffing of 3 firefighters to the Citizens we protect. We operate a Fire Training Academy which trains Emergency Personnel for around the State of Ohio. We pride ourself in being a well-trained, progressive, customer service oriented department with loyal members. I personally want to invite you to make Wellston your new home.

Ryan Pelletier, Fire Chief

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