Solon Fire-Rescue: A High Performance Organization
Solon Fire Rescue is constantly changing to meet the diverse needs of our community. The men and women of the department are committed to providing highly skilled responses to any type of emergency. Our department also prides itself for the proactive efforts taken to prevent injuries, loss of lives, and loss of property.
Through continuous training, efficient and effective operations, advanced equipment, and a commitment to our mission, we are prepared to meet the changing needs of our City by providing quality prevention practices and emergency services.
Emergency Medical Services
Solon Fire Rescue is a recognized leader in providing state of the art emergency medical services, Solon Fire Rescue has been providing EMS since 1924.
Today our current staff of 60 firefighter/paramedics provide advanced life support services in the field including but not limited to 12-lead cardiac EKG monitoring and transmission, advanced airway procedures, End Tidal CO2 monitoring, CPAP administration, pulse oximetry for non-invasive oxygen saturation and carbon monoxide monitoring, and the pre-hospital administration of numerous medications.
Solon’s first paramedics utilized 4 cardiac drugs and a single page of standing medical orders. Today, the expanded drug administration list includes over 30 different lifesaving medications, and medical standing orders are contained in a comprehensive 77 page document.