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Akron Fire Department

Mission Statement


    The Akron Fire Department exists to protect the lives, property, and environment within our community by minimizing the impact of fire, medical emergencies, and hazardous conditions.

     We will accomplish this mission by providing:

  • Fire suppression forces capable of mitigating all fire events
  • An Emergency Medical System designed to provide excellent prehospital care
  • Enforcement of fire codes, investigation of fire cause, and public education
  • Special operation teams trained for hazardous material response, technical rescues, water emergencies, and tactical EMS

    Our members are committed to the following values:

  • For our citizens - We will provide the highest quality of service possible and treat all with compassion, respect, and dignity
  • For our profession - We will maintain the highest level of readiness through training, education, fitness, safety awareness, and responsible utilization of resources
  • For our organization - We will foster a culture of enthusiasm, diversity, mutual respect, and teamwork

Our Motto

"Dedicated to Service"

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Mayor Don  Plusquellic

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