Our mission is to provide the citizens of Ridgway with the best possible
protection for their tax dollars, by ensuring the protection of life and
property. This is done by the following activities:
· The prevention of
fires and life safety hazards through education, engineering, and inspection.
· The suppression of fires with a volunteer-based force that is supported
by a personnel force that always stands ready to battle whatever type of
disaster is faced by the citizens of Ridgway. · To respond to medical
emergencies and provide aid and comfort. · By constantly training of all
department personnel and civilians, in order to be prepared to serve the
Community in their time of need. · By being prepared to take a proactive
roll in the mitigation of Hazardous Materials, Confined Space, and Natural
Disasters that the community may face.
This Mission Statement is the
attitude of all of the personnel that are a part of the Ridgway Fire Department,
whether paid or volunteer. For we all stand as one, professionals, walking the
walk and setting the example for Ridgway and her citizens.