Vision – What do we really want?

To reduce and eliminate risk from fire, rescue, and medical events in the communities we serve.

Mission – What is our purpose?

To preserve quality of life and protect property through public education, prevention activities, and emergency response services.

Organizational Vision Statements

  • Prevention activities that are reducing risks from fire, rescue and medical events
  • Exceptional people with quality equipment who are arriving on the emergency scene at the right time
  • Members who are enthusiastic, motivated, and empowered
  • Members who are engaged with the community, sharing a sense of destiny with District patrons
  • Leadership from the Board of Directors and the Management Team that is clear and concise
  • An organization that is fiscally stable and prepared for the future

Values- How do we act?

Honesty and integrity: Don’t be afraid of the truth. Do the right thing, even if it hurts.

Professionalism: Take pride in your work, display confidence, be accountable and respectful to others.

Safety: Make personal, team, and the public’s safety a priority.

Teamwork: Be receptive to the sharing of differing ideas. Be humble; help each other but don’t walk on each other.

Health: Maintain physical and mental well-being.

Strategic Initiatives

• Initiative 1: Minimize the direct and indirect impacts associated with fire, EMS, and rescue emergencies.

• Initiative 2: Ensure sustainability of service delivery by efficient use of our people, facilities, fleet, and finances.

• Initiative 3: Develop, promote, and demonstrate professionalism, innovation, and excellence throughout the organization.

• Initiative 4: Maintain a high level of trust by promoting District engagement in the communities we serve.

• Initiative 5: Develop and strengthen collaborative efforts and strategic partnerships.