Fire Chief, Tom Lambert

Tom Lambert is the new Township Fire Chief, replacing Ken Boring who stepped down from the post in August of 2019.

Lambert, who has been with the Weathersfield Fire Department since 1986, has served most recently as a fire captain and a safety officer. He will oversee the three fire stations in the township.

Trustee Chairman Steve Gerberry said Lambert was selected from three applicants. Additionally, the Trustees also named Jeff Tucker as new fire captain to fill Lambert’s former post at the Mineral Ridge fire station. He has been with fire department for 14 years and most recently was a fire lieutenant.

Gerberry said Lambert will make a recommendation to trustees who will fill Tucker’s former lieutenant position. Former Fire Chief Ken Boring will  do fire inspections and work with the fire department and the township.

Weathersfield Township fire stations

McKinley Heights Station #40

McKinley Heights Station #40

McKinley Heights Station #40


 2229 Gardenland Avenue Niles, Ohio 44446

Ph: 330-652-9711

Mineral Ridge Station #41

McKinley Heights Station #40

McKinley Heights Station #40


3588 Main Street 

Mineral Ridge, Ohio 44440 


West Park Station #42

McKinley Heights Station #40

West Park Station #42


 1382 West park Avenue 

Niles, Ohio 44446 


past fire chiefs

Ken Boring

 Ken has been a firefighter since 1964 and was hired as the Mineral Ridge Fire Chief in 1982.  The Weathersfield Township Fire Department was formed in January 1999.  Ken was appointed as the Assistant Fire Chief.  

He is a current member of the following organizations: Trumbull County Fire Chief’s Association, American Red Cross, Ridge Business and Professional Association and the Mineral Ridge Booster Club.  Ken is widowed and has two children: Shannon and Tom. 


Randall Pugh