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RCFD would like to thank all those who supported and voted for the recent Union Township replacement fire levy. Unfortunately, the levy did not pass at this time. RCFD will continue to provide the best fire/EMS service possible with the funds that are available. Thank you for your continued support.

Our Mission

The Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District is dedicated to protecting life and property by providing a compassionate, professional level of safety services that adapts to the needs of the community. Our goal is to provide these services efficiently and effectively, while continuously maintaining the highest level of honor and integrity.

Those who have the privilege of identifying themselves as a Refugee-Canyon Firefighter do so ethically and morally. Only by serving in this manner may the Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District receive the faith and trust it needs to perform our duties with the highest regard to our community, our fellow firefighters, and ourselves.


Our Department

Under the direction of Fire Chief Clifford Mason, Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District provides fire and emergency medical services for the Village of Hebron and Union Township in Licking County, Ohio. The Fire District is the primary service provider for all fire, ems, rescue, and haz-mat responses for over 6,000 residents within a 41 square mile area. In addition, it’s demographics increases the demand for safety services as a result of the increased number of commuters, vacationers, and workforce that visit the area.

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Dr. Forshey Statement of Death

November 26th, 2021|

It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the death of Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District Board Chairperson,

Fire Board Meeting 28 October 2021

November 22nd, 2021|

Present Members: Mr. Randy Weekly, Vice Chairperson Mr. Richard Moore, Member Mr. Randy Wolf, Member Mr. Jeff Sharps, Member Excused

Fire Board Meeting 08 November 2021

November 22nd, 2021|

Present Members: Mr. Randy Weekly, Vice Chairperson Mr. Richard Moore, Member Mr. Jeff Sharps, Member Mr. Randy Wolf, Member Excused