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Vision, Mission & Values

Chatham-Kent Fire & Rescue is a dynamic department of civil servants that protect and serve our communities with respect and teamwork and are recognized for innovative and collaborative emergency service response strategies.

We are proud of our history. Our actions and values create our reputation in the community. Public safety and trust, workplace safety, integrity and teamwork are our cornerstones.


Chatham-Kent Fire & Rescue is recognized by those we serve, our members and our peers as providing the best fire, medical and life safety services in the country.


To provide public education, prevention and emergency response to protect Chatham-Kent from the adverse effects of fires, medical emergencies and dangerous conditions either natural or man-made.


To protect from harm what matters most to our communities and its' people.

Core Values

  • Safety
  • Pride
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork