The mission of the City Of London Fire Department is: “To provide fire, life safety and support services that are relationship focused and results oriented” to approximately 10,000 residents.
Fire Prevention is the first priority of any fire service organization. The Fire Prevention division is the first line of defense for the citizens of this city. Public Education is designed to reach every segment of the community; starting with preschool age children, programs in public schools, nursing homes and programs for senior citizens.
The Fire Suppression segment will provide a competent, well trained contingent of personnel to be available at all times in the event of an emergency. The City of London Fire Department will provide for the distribution of fire suppression assets throughout the jurisdiction in accordance with the manpower and equipment constraints.
It is the responsibility of the City of London Fire Department to plan, develop and implement Standard Operating Guidelines for the operation of the department. The Standard Operating Guidelines shall incorporate the guidelines dictated by local ordinances, state laws, federal regulations and any other appropriate agency requirement.
It is imperative that the management of the City of London Fire Department be fiscally responsible while dealing with the assets allocated to the department. The responsibility extends to the maintenance of tools, equipment and other assets organic to the City of London Fire Department.
The City of London Fire Department highest priority is service to the residence of the city. However, in the event of an emergency situation, disaster, or the impending need of another jurisdiction in or out of the county, this department will offer mutual aid. The mutual aid will be rendered to the extent that our expertise can assist and to the degree that will not leave the citizens of the City of London unprotected.
The City of London Fire Department is committed to serving the citizens of London in an emergency or crisis situation, through management of all personnel and equipment available. The protection of life and property is the premier goal of this department.
Our fleet of trucks has changed over the years with new technologies. Our most recent purchase is a 2005 E-One 114’ Bronto Skylift. The truck replaced a 1969 85’ Sutphen Aerial Truck. The following is a complete list of the trucks in our fleet:
• 1987 Sutphen Pumper
• 1997 E-One Tanker Pumper
• 2000 E-One Pumper
• 1952 Mack Pumper