About

Mission Statement

As professional firefighters, we will respond to serve and assist the citizens of our community in their time of need with courage, conviction, and compassion.

Personnel

Syracuse Fire Department is a combination of full-time and part-time/paid-on-call Firefighters/Advanced emergency medical technicians (AEMTs). 

Current Staffing

Our staff consists of 36 employees; 

  • 24 part-time firefighters
  • 9 full-time firefighters
  • An administrative assistant
  • A deputy fire chief
  • A fire chief

Shifts

Three shifts (A, B, and C) are scheduled on a 48/96 type schedule (48 hours on shift, and 96 hours off) which allow for 24-hour station manning, 365 days a year. The station is manned daily with 5 firefighters (3 full-time and 2 part-time).