STATIONS 3 and 4 REOPENED
As a result of receiving a SAFER Grant from the Federal governement, all 5 positions vacated due to layoffs have been refilled. With the city administration raising the minimum staffing to previous levels, both Station 3 and Station 4 have been reopened.
The mission of the Chillicothe Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the people of the City of Chillicothe from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing emergency medical services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs; to pursue, arrest, and seek prosecution of those using fire as a criminal tool, and to provide a work environment that values cultural diversity and is free of harassment and discrimination. We will strive to provide those services with a professional and courteous crews trained to deal with these incidents in an efficient manner.
FOR THE COMMUNITY:
We recognize that the community is the reason for our presence.
We value the faith and trust of the community, and continually work to earn the confidence through our attitude, conduct, and accomplishments.
Lives are more valuable than property, and risks are to be taken accordingly. The safety of the public and our members is of paramount importance.
All members of the public are entitled to our best efforts in all endeavors.
FOR THE DEPARTMENT:
We strive for excellence in everything we do.
Honesty, fairness, and integrity will not be compromised.
We continually seek effectiveness, efficiencey, and economy.
Unity and teamwork are stressed as being to our mutual advantage as individuals and as an organization.
Members are continually encouraged to improve themselves as individuals and employees.
The free exchange of ideas is encouraged.
We will provide professional and courteous service at all times.
We are sensitive to changing community needs.