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News and Events

Be a Hero, Save a Hero

Published: March 13, 2018

The latest safety app with content and resources to help make you and your community safe


Be-a-Hero.jpegThe app is a community risk reduction program with the goal to encourage the public to be pro-active in fire safety. It includes:

  • The latest safety content and resources to help make you and your community safe
  • A range of safety topics including fire safety and prevention, seasonal and holiday safety, kitchen and cooking safety, campus safety and more
  • Targeted content for special needs groups including children, the elderly and people with disabilities
  • Easily customized special alerts and notifications including reminders to check and change your smoke alarms, weather safety resources and more.

Get the App here at:

Funky Town for Brecksville Safety Town

Published: March 24, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at The New Orleans Party Center

The Brecksville Fire Association Presents:
Saturday, March 24, 2018
The New Orleans Party Center, 8111 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH 44141
doors open at 6:30
Ticket includes a buffet dinner provided by Augie’s, beer, and soda. 70’s attire is encouraged!
The night features raffle baskets, side boards, and karaoke.
All proceeds to benefit the construction of the new
Brecksville Safety Town at Blossom Hill.
Tickets are available for purchase at the Brecksville
Police Station or Fire Station or Purchase online today at:

Brecksville Police Travel Advisory

Published: February 22, 2018

Construction on Rt. 82 between Rt. 21 and I-77 will begin on Monday, February 26, 2018

Construction on Rt. 82 between Rt. 21 and I-77 will begin on Monday, February 26, 2018.  Both east and west bound lanes will be effected.  It is anticipated that the project will take an estimated 4 months to complete.

Traffic lanes and patterns will be changed at different phases of construction.  Please be advised that commute times on Rt. 82 through the entire City of Brecksville are expected to be delayed substantially.  It is strongly suggested that alternate routes be used if possible.  If your final destination is within the construction zone, please allow extra time, be patient and drive safely.

Below are suggested routes to avoid the construction delays:

From I-77 NB:  Exit at Brecksville Road (Rt. 21) NB in Richfield
             If planned travel is EB to Summit County:
            Option A:  Proceed on RT. 21 NB to Snowville Road
                        Turn right on Snowville Road
                                                 Turn left on Riverview Road
                                                 Turn right on Rt. 82
            Option B:  Proceed on RT. 21 NB
                                           Turn right on Rt. 82
              This route will avoid construction but will
              Still experience delays

From I-77 SB:  Exit at Pleasant Valley Road in Independence
            If planned travel is EB to Summit County:
                Exit at Pleasant Valley Road and turn right
                Turn right on Valley View Road
                Turn right on Chaffee Road
                Turn left on Rt. 82


Blossom Hill Property Proposed for New School

Published: February 28, 2018

The City of Brecksville offers Blossom Hill property to the school district

Please read the attached
Letter to Superintendent Joelle Magyar

BBHHCSD Proposed Elementary School Presentation

Published: January 30, 2018

View Superintendent Joelle Magyar presentation

District website:

Please click  here to download the presentation

Brecksville Voted 6th!

Published: March 06, 2018

Ohio Safest Cities by

Brecksville Voted Number 6

City of Brecksville and the VA property

Published: February 22, 2018

Acceptance of the VA property deed and MOU with a developer.

Exhibit A - MOU with Exhibits

Exhibit A - Quit Claim Deed

R 4839 Auth MOU with DiGeronimo

R 4838 Auth Accept VA Quit Claim Deed

Rep. Anielski to Host Military Resource Fair

Published: February 26, 2018

Broadview Heights on Friday, April 20 from 9am-12pm

COLUMBUS—State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) is joining with the City of
Broadview Heights, the Broadview Heights Chamber of Commerce, and the Brecksville branch of
the Cuyahoga County Public Library to host a Military Resource Fair for the benefit of all of our
veterans and their families on Friday, April 20th.
The event will take place at the Broadview Heights Community Center and will feature a variety of
organizations geared towards helping those who have served our country in any era, their spouses,
and families. Throughout the day there will be agency representatives who can help military
personnel or their families with benefit questions, employment opportunities, and many other
military related areas. The event is completely free and open to the public. Free continental
breakfast, Veteran ID’s, haircuts, massages, and additional offers will be available to those in
Date: Friday, April 20th, 2018
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Broadview Heights Community Center (9543 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights)
Bring: DD 214 or NGB 22 discharge papers. If discharge papers are not available, please bring the
social security card of the military personnel.
“All of our military personnel have given personal sacrifices in leaving their loved ones to protect
our freedoms,” Rep. Anielski said. “It is my intention to make sure that all those who have served,
no matter in what capacity and no matter what era, are aware of the benefits and services available
to them during the Military Resource Fair."
Please RSVP at

For more information, please contact Will London at (614) 644-6041 or

Citizens Fire Academy

Published: April 10, 2018

Educate Residents on the inner workings of our Fire Department and much more...

 Class Objectives:

  • Expose Residents on the Inner Workings of the Brecksville Fire Department
  • Introduce Residents to the Level of EMS care and Services provided by BFD
  • Earn Your CPR Certification and Perform Hands-on Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Showcase the Capabilities of the Trucks, Equipment, and Firefighters of BFD and Try on their Gear
  • Educate Residents on Fire Safety & Prevention in the home
  • Learn Emergency Preparedness Tips for Your Home, Office, and the College Dorm
  • Have FUN!
Must Be a Resident of the City of Brecksville and Must be 18 years of age or older. No Cost to Attend!
Class Times and Dates:                                  Subject:                           Instructor:
  1. Tuesday, April 10  (6pm-8pm)                 Introduction                       Chief Zamiska & Staff
  2. Tuesday, April 17  (6pm-8pm)                 EMS Operations               FF Bruce Gordon
  3. Tuesday, April 24  (6pm-8pm)                 CPR Cert                          FF. DiGeronimo
  4. Tuesday, May 1     (6pm-9pm)                 Home Safety                     Lt. Lenarth & FF Packard
  5. Tuesday, May 8     (6pm-9pm)                 Fire/Rescue Ops               Lt. Zimlich & FF Hamski
  6. Monday,  May 14   (6pm)                         Graduation/Reception       Chief Zamiska & Staff
Download a printable flyer.
Register by calling the Brecksville Fire Department at 440-526-2640.