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August 16, 2017

Is your life too busy to fit in ONE MORE MEETING? When you get home after work, is going out again the last thing you want to do? If attending a Council meeting to let your views be known is out of your comfort zone for whatever reason, you now have an option. You can leave a comment on any item on
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Our Mission

The Ketchikan Fire Department is dedicated to our community through safety, service, and excellence.

Our Motto

"Proudly serving Alaska's First City..."

Our Values

  • Integrity - Doing the right thing for the right reason, even when no one is watching.
  • Professionalism - In our training, service, and how we conduct ourselves at all times.
  • Respect - Treat others how you want to be treated, with respect and dignity, on and off the job
  • Compassion - Caring for the people you are serving and your coworkers through compassion and tolerance.
  • Teamwork - Working together with each other and with outside organizations.
  • Innovation - Open to new and creative ideas and a willingness to think out of the box.

Our Beliefs

  • Ketchikan Fire Department will deliver high quality, efficient and effective fire, rescue, EMS, prevention, and public education services in the community.
  • Ketchikan Fire Department will work closely and cooperatively with other city departments, other agencies, local industry, and the public.
  • All members of Ketchikan Fire Department will understand and respect the value of the communities trust and will act as good stewards of their financial contributions.
  • Ketchikan Fire Department will be a strong and visible presence in the community, participating regularly in community events.
  • As ambassadors of Ketchikan Fire Department volunteers and paid staff will demonstrate the utmost professionalism at all times, on- and off-duty.
  • There will be a high level of personal and corporate discipline within Ketchikan Fire Department where diverse views and perspectives will be valued.
  • Ketchikan Fire Department will be a safe, rewarding, and fun place to work.

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