Mission Statement & Vision

Channahon Fire Protection District Mission Statement
The Channahon Fire Protection District and it’s members provide a unique service in the areas of emergency response, education, and awareness with professionalism, dedication, and pride to the community and those in need.

Channahon Fire Protection District Vision Statement
Protect
The Channahon Fire Protection District will protect the firefighters who serve this community by furnishing them with state of the art equipment offering exceptional capability and safety. The Channahon Fire Protection District will protect the citizens of this community through the established service levels including fire suppression, pre-hospital care, fire prevention, community education, fire investigations, technical rescue, and water rescue operations.

Serve
The Channahon Fire Protection District shall foster a cohesive environment that promotes organizational ownership through opportunity and leadership resulting professional development. The Channahon Fire Protection District shall supply the citizens of this community with the expectation of upholding the highest professional conduct and delivery of service each time we may be called to assist a citizen in need.

Educate
The Channahon Fire Protection District shall prepare the firefighter of this community to operate as competent Firefighters, Paramedics, and Officers on the fire ground, in the fire station, and within the Channahon Fire Protection District at all times. The Channahon Fire Protection District will safeguard the citizens of this community through aggressive fire prevention and public education programs that instil the value of emergency preparedness.

Channahon Fire Protection District Statement Of Beliefs

  1. I will always protect and safeguard my brother and sister.
  2. I will assertively attend to my community’s needs during times of serenity and periods of disruption.
  3. I will respond with swift reaction and sensible mind during every incident.
  4. I will prepare myself to encounter the most challenging situations.
  5. I will treat my equipment and tools with respect and employ them to the best of my ability.
  6. I will everlastingly present my patch with honor, loyalty, and integrity.
  7. I will actively contribute to the future accomplishments of the district and help maintain a forward vision.
  8. I will forever uphold the collaboration of the district and continuously act for the greater of the good.
  9. I will not partake in the detrimental banter that can devastate the morale of the district, fire service and community.
  10. I will constantly embrace my purpose in this fire service with enthusiasm, devotion and esteem.