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Mission Statement

To Provide Quality Public Service, Public Education, and Professional Emergency Response

Vision Statement

To Continue as the Benchmark in Quality Service by Constantly Meeting the Community's Ever Changing Needs.

Organizational Values

We are Committed to Customer Service and Employee Development. We Place the Safety of our Members and Community Above Everything Else and are Continuously Exploring Innovative Means of Delivering Customer Service Beyond Expectations. We Foster Diversity, Accountability, Teamwork, Professionalism and Trust.

Latest Fire and EMS News
Man charged in hoax 911 call that caused Yale lockdown
2014-04-24 10:19:37

Jeffrey Jones was charged with falsely reporting an incident, second-degree threatening, second-degree reckless endangerment, misuse of the emergency 911 s.... Read More
Calif. 911 response times getting worse, fixes sought
2014-04-24 10:17:10

Figures show not just the department's problems responding to 50,000 annual medical 911 calls but also its struggles in getting to all 77,000 emergency inci.... Read More
Calif. fire response times getting worse, fixes sought
2014-04-24 10:12:37

Figures show not just the department's problems responding to 50,000 annual medical 911 calls but also its struggles in getting to all 77,000 emergency inci.... Read More
Ore. volunteer firefighter to lose leg to cancer
2014-04-24 09:59:38

After surgery and five rounds of chemotherapy, firefighter Jiah Quayle plans to return to f.... Read More
Mo. chief, deputy chief placed on administrative leave
2014-04-24 09:53:34

Chief Mike Ballmann and Division Chief Randy Sanders were offered buyouts in an effort to trim an organizati.... Read More
Pa. firefighter hurt fighting 5-alarm motel fire
2014-04-24 09:46:55

The only injury was to a firefighter who hurt her kn.... Read More
Video: Boy gives up PS4 money to buy smoke detectors
2014-04-24 09:36:52

"I was saving the $300 dollars for a PS4. But I said saving a life is more import.... Read More
2 firefighters injured battling post office fire
2014-04-24 09:28:25

One firefighter was taken to the hospital after he fell from the roof; a second was treated at the.... Read More
Helmet and coat stolen from firefighter memorial at fire station
2014-04-24 09:19:40

"I've never heard of these items being stolen before. It's a respect thing. I liken it to tipping over gravestones," said Dep.... Read More
Texas firefighter involved in head-on collision
2014-04-24 09:11:06

The firefighter was flown by careflight to a hospital and rushed into emergency surgery; he was later released and is rec.... Read More
Know this before buying fire truck rearview cameras
2014-04-24 09:01:33

No amount of forward-driving experience can help a driver with backing a truck or other vehicles. All drivers need to practice in safe surroundings until they become familiar with the way the vehicle backs up compared to the dire.... Read More
Budget outlines plan to pay for 15 Reno firefighter jobs
2014-04-24 08:52:35

"We were able to find enough money to keep 15 people employed, so rather than 50 (layoffs) we're looking at 35," said Reno Fir.... Read More
NJ partnership secures $40K training grant for EMT certification
2014-04-23 14:41:27

CareerWorks will also link newly ce.... Read More
Pa. fire, EMS team up to get $1M in grants for two-way radios
2014-04-23 14:34:05

It's part of a regional effort involving 21 em.... Read More
2 types of motivation explained
2014-04-23 14:30:37

Motivation is the core to being successful. It drives passion, gives joy when goals are met, and gives us optimism in the face of failure. Self-motivated leaders have a tendency to peruse goals with energy and persistence. Hallma.... Read More
8 great EMS motivational tips
2014-04-23 14:18:18

To lead and inspire an EMS team, motivation must.... Read More
Doctors defend EMTs who didn't realize girl was shot in head
2014-04-23 13:52:36

They said it was obvious after an evaluation took place, but lacked knowledge of family history; the girl's 13-year-o.... Read More
Retired medic claims One Direction singer Harry Styles was named after him
2014-04-23 13:07:22

He said he treated the heart throb?s mother at a concert while she was pregnant, and she told him she was go.... Read More
EMS service sues Texas city for retaliation
2014-04-23 13:01:13

The owner says he?s being treated unfairly by the city after testifying in court that firefighters needed more than a 48-hour training cour.... Read More
Feds: New laws, oversight needed after Texas blast
2014-04-23 12:49:46

"It is imperative that people learn from the tragedy at West," CSB Chairma.... Read More