Fire Department

Mission Statement

To provide the citizens within our community professional and efficient emergency services by protecting the lives, property, and environment that we are sworn to serve.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Fire Rescue
  • EMS
  • Haz-Mat
  • Water Rescue
  • High-Angle Rope Rescue

Achievements & Facts

One of only 84 fire departments in the nation to achieve a #1 ISO rating

Responsible for the safety of an estimated 400,000 citizens and visitors in Richmond County each day

Respond to more than 20,000 calls annually from 19 fire stations

Fleet includes a state of the art Mobile Emergency Operations Command Unit, 25 fire engines, and three ambulances

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