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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Statement
To minimize the threat to life and property due  to fire, medical or other emergencies through education, prevention, preparedness, prompt response, and effective customer service.

Vision Statement
To consistently provide our community with quality services, in a professional manner, and provide leadership that ensures regional progress and success.

The Drexel Heights Fire District will deliver on its promise to the community through the following core organizational values and beliefs. Our values include integrity, commitment, professionalism, and dedication.

  • Integrity:  To achieve our mission, through a holistic approach, that focuses on developing and maintaining our strength and maximizing our ability to do the right thing for the internal and external communities we serve.
  • Commitment:  To continuously address the needs of our customers, never turn away from our obligations, or waiver from our desire to deliver efficient and effective service.
  • Professionalism:  To always strive to develop and exhibit the character, skills, positive attitude and helpful approach specifically designed to meet the needs and expectations of our internal and external customers.
  • Dedication:  To exhibit devotion to duty, loyalty to this organization and those who share its mission, and strict adherence to the pursuit of excellence.
DHFD Feb 10 2023