Fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) & Emergency Management

Department Mission

To prevent or minimize loss of life, damage to the environment, and loss of property from the adverse affects fire, medical emergencies, and hazardous conditions through an all hazards approach to community risk reduction, effective service delivery, and education.

Department Vision

  • We will strive to be role models in the community and leaders in our profession
  • We will be accountable to those we serve, each other and any organization we may interact with
  • We are committed to providing the best public service through innovative training, education, and equipment
  • We will lead the department into the future through productive teamwork, open and honest communication, and participative decision making throughout the organization
  • We are committed to our values, mission, and dedicated to our profession

Department Values

  • Teamwork: Working together to achieve common goals
  • Integrity: Committed to the highest standard of moral and ethical conduct
  • Excellence: Demanding the best from ourselves and others

Department Goals

The department is currently developing a new strategic plan along with the overarching goals of the organization. Several factors will be considered during this process and we will develop performance measurements to ensure our goals and actions are consistent with our service delivery and community expectations. These goals will be listed in the following divisions.

  • Administration
  • Emergency Response
  • Training
  • Community Risk Reduction
  • Emergency Management and Preparedness
  • Facilities and Equipment Maintenance
  • Logistics
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