Fire Department

Reading fire station with engine 1 and ladder 1

Fire Chief Greg Burns at fire sceneWelcome

On behalf of the men and women of the Reading Fire Department, we welcome you to our website. We are a professional, community service driven organization.  We proudly provide an all-hazard emergency response and provide emergency management activities to meet the needs of our community now and into the future.

The members of the Reading Fire Department strive to provide the highest quality services. We do this through professional development, fire prevention services, and partnering with community members and organizations.  Our desire is to serve, protect, and quickly and efficiently respond for a safer Reading. I encourage you to look around our website to learn more about the Reading Fire Department and the many ways we serve you. Please register with us on our Community Connect app.  This new app allows us emergency access to key lifesaving and other important information about you and your family that you would like to provide on a secure platform.  Please also connect with us through our social media accounts to keep up to date on the efforts of your Fire Department.

Reading fire department patch

Our Mission

To be an innovative department that is committed to providing the highest levels of public safety services to the residents and visitors of our community.  We protect lives, property, and the environment by providing high quality and professional emergency medical care, fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency management, and public education.

Our Goal

To continually evolve and improve the level and quality of services we provide, and to increase public safety through prevention, public education, professional development, and planning.

Our Hope

By functioning as a compassionate professional team, we will respond to all emergencies and provide positive outcomes that return you to your home and family, and our members to theirs.

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