NOTE: All Rider/Observer Programs are postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19
The Norwich Township Fire Department offers a Rider/Observer Program. As a rider or observer, you will be able to experience the daily routine of a NTFD Paramedic or NTFD Firefighter. Click here to download the complete Rider/Observer Guide, including the Rider/Observer Application, the Confidentiality Statement and the Release Waiver.
In order to ride or observe at the Norwich Township Fire Department, you must first complete the above Rider/Observer forms. These forms must be returned to the Norwich Township Administration offices, located at 5181 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, Ohio 43026. The Township offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM – 4:00PM.
Riders associated with a teaching program, such as Grant Paramedic or Columbus State Community College Paramedic Program, may ride from 8:00AM - 10:00PM. Observers may ride from 8:00AM until 8:00PM.
If you have any questions about the rider/observer program, please call (614) 876-7694 and ask for the captain on duty.