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.
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).