The Beavercreek Township Fire Department Auxiliary is an organization of volunteers formally established in 1995 to provide service to the Department and the Beavercreek community. Auxiliary members:
Early operations depended on personal vehicles and equipment donated by areas businesses, as well as items such as:
They were also dependent on the generosity of neighbors and area businesses for water, ice, and coffee, depending on the weather.
The Auxiliary has since evolved into a better equipped and more highly integrated part of the Department.
In 2002, the Township Trustees purchased a van for the Auxiliary and had it modified by the Township Maintenance Department. It is a self contained rehabilitation unit, stocked with supplies to support emergency responders and fire victims. It’s equipped with a generator for air conditioning, heat, and electricity to power hot pots, the fan, and torpedo heater. The van, formally named Auxiliary 64, is stabled at Station 64 on Indian Ripple Road. Auxiliary members drive it to emergency scenes and training fires, and operate out of it at the scene.
Since 1995, Auxiliary members have volunteered nearly 12,000 hours of service to the Department and the community. That service has included: