Mission Statement

As professional firefighters, we will respond to serve and assist the citizens of our community in their time of need with courage, conviction, and compassion.


Syracuse Fire Department is a combination of full-time and part-time/paid-on-call Firefighters/Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (AEMTs) and Paramedics. 

Current Staffing

Our staff consists of 37 employees; 

  • 12 Part-time firefighters
  • 21 Full-time firefighters
  • 1 Administrative assistant
  • 1 Fire marshal
  • 1 Deputy fire chief
  • 1 Fire chief


Three shifts (A, B, and C) are scheduled on a 48/96 type schedule (48 hours on shift, and 96 hours off) which allow for 24-hour station manning, 365 days a year. The station is manned daily with 7 firefighters (6 full-time and 1 part-time).