John W. Kees & Co., Springfield. 1852
From today's City Charter ...
SECTION 93. FIRE DIVISION
Each firemedic and/or firemedic/paramedic in the Fire Division shall be a paid, full-time employee of the city of Springfield who is assigned to that position for no fewer than forty (40) hours per week who is pursuing or who has successfully completed a firefighter training program approved and established pursuant to Ohio law.