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Upcoming Events

  1. Pension Board Meeting

    August 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. Commission Board Meeting

    August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Pension Board Meeting

    September 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Recent News

Quick Stats: June 2019

Incidents and Calls Reported

Average response time (in minutes)

Value of Property Saved (YTD)

Incident Breakdown

  • Fire 4% 4%
  • Rescue & EMS 70% 70%
  • Hazard (No Fire) 2% 2%
  • Service Call 3% 3%
  • Good Intent 11% 11%
  • False Alarm 10% 10%

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