Safety and Training

Providing professional services to the community is the primary objective, and assuring an all service fire department to the community, providing both emergency and non-emergency needs. Safety and training is the key to success. All personnel must pass a 60-hour basic training, and are required to continue training through the year to maintain state-required certificates. The department also holds weekly training for all members. Currently, the department is a combination department consisting of 10 fire officers, four paid engineers, 25 paid call volunteers, 12 support service personnel, and 12 youth fire cadets.

The department operates from two fire stations. Equipment includes seven fire engines one ladder truck, one water tender, one rescue unit, one hazardous materials unit, one support unit, and one command vehicle. Personnel are trained in firefighting, hazardous materials, emergency medical, vehicle, and special Technical Rescues.