The Xenia Fire Division currently consists of 45 employees. The Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief work Monday through Friday administrating the operations of the Fire Division, along with a part time fire inspector; the other 42 employees are split evenly among three shifts (A, B, and C). Each shift is commanded by a Captain who is assisted by 2 Lieutenants in running the daily shift activities. Ten firefighter/paramedics are assigned to each shift.
The Xenia Fire Division provides a wide range of services to the City of Xenia and Central State University including fire suppression, EMS, rescue, hazardous materials, fire prevention, fire inspection and plan review. In addition to the normal fleet of fire and EMS vehicles, the Xenia Fire Division has paramedics who can respond on bicycles during special events in the community. In 2019 the Xenia Fire Division handled more than 6,100 calls for service which is an average of 16.9 calls per day. A majority of the calls in 2019 were EMS related and over the past five years, Xenia Fire Division has experienced a 5-8% increase in call volume.