Division of Fire


Engine 51


About Us


The City of Grandview Heights Division of Fire & EMS is a full-service agency. The Department is a professional organization consisting of 19 firefighter/paramedics and an administrative assistant.

The Department provides fire protection, prevention, investigation and suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response and fire safety education programs for the residents and businesses of Grandview Heights and The Village of Marble Cliff.

The Department maintains mutual aid and automatic response agreements with surrounding area departments, such as Columbus, Upper Arlington, Clinton Township, Franklin Township. The Department is also part of the Northwest Area Strike Team (NAS-T) which spreads the costs of operations over fifteen Central Ohio communities. NAS-T hazardous materials technicians provide specialized skills to help mitigate spills and contain releases until private response companies can arrive to clean up any releases.

Many members of the Division of Fire are Hazardous Materials-Technicians. Grandview Heights has a small amount of businesses with with hazardous substances. Hazardous materials are also transported through the community by highway and rail. View information about local disposal of hazardous materials.


Chief Greg Eisenacher


Chief Greg Eisenacher began his career as a volunteer firefighter in 1991 after graduating from high school in Columbus and attending The University of Cincinnati.  He was hired in 1992 as a part-time firefighter and then in 1994 as a career firefighter with the Violet Township Fire Department working his way up through the ranks, as Lieutenant and Battalion Chief until his appointment by Mayor Kearns as Fire Chief, for The City of Grandview Heights.  Chief Eisenacher has over 25 years of experience in the fire service and brings many technical skills to the position including; Incident Command, EMS, Special Operations, Technical Rescue, Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, Health & Safety, Strategic Planning, Fire Training Academy, Officer Training and Labor Relations.  Chief Eisenacher is a graduate of The Ohio Fire Executive Program and is currently a Credentialed Fire Chief through The Ohio Fire Chief’s Association.