Department Mission & Values

Ashland Fire & Rescue Mission Statement

Ashland Fire & Rescue is dedicated to protecting lives, property, and the environment. 
By delivering fire suppression, emergency medical, disaster management, fire prevention and 
public education services by professionally trained, dedicated personnel, we strive to achieve 
the highest quality of public service to our customers.


Ashland Fire & Rescue Values and Expectations
 

PROFESSIONALISM
Dependability- Reliability to duty and responsibility to others 
Excellence- Continually improving job skills and knowledge base 
Presentation- Displaying a high level of fitness and positive attitude


COMPASSION
Empathy- Understands and values how others feel 
Service to Others- Giving of one’s time and energy to meet the needs of others


INTEGRITY

Honesty- Being truthful and straightforward 
Accountable- Responsible for one’s own actions 
Ethical- Doing the right thing even when no one else is watching

TEAMWORK

Respect- Shows high regard for others 
Cooperation- Contributes to the team 
Loyalty- Shows devotion to the improvement of the department


COMMUNITY

Involvement- Participates in Department and Community events 
Family- Supports coworkers, their families, and the community

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