The Brookville Fire Department began its service in 1883 when Brookville was a community of 800 people. The department now provides Fire, Emergency Medical, and Technical Rescue Services and covers approximately 34 square miles and a population of over 10,000. In 2016, Brookville responded to more than 2,000 calls for service.
The mission of the Brookville Fire Department is to protect lives and property in the City of Brookville and surrounding areas from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing emergency medical services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs; and to provide a work environment that values the best traditions of the American fire service.
To instill a passion for the Fire Service and all it stands for; serving man in his time of need while striving to achieve organizational excellence.
We have a clear vision of where we are going and what we will accomplish. We focus our resources to achieve objectives and strategies.
We accept personal responsibility for meeting the community's needs, improving our system and helping others in their time of need. We all act like owners, treating the Department’s assets as our own and behaving with the Department’s long-term success in mind.
We always try to do the right thing. We are honest and straightforward and operate within the letter and spirit of the law. We uphold the values and principles of Fire Service in every action and decision.
Passion for Professionalism
We are determined to be the best at doing what matters most. We have a healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo. We have a compelling desire to improve and to be the best at what we do.
We respect our Fire Service colleagues and customers, and treat them as we want to be treated. We have confidence in each other’s capabilities and intentions. We believe that people perform best when there is a foundation of trust.
We Show Respect for All Individuals
We believe that all individuals can and want to contribute to their fullest potential. We value differences. We inspire and enable people to achieve high expectations, standards and challenging goals. We are honest with people about their performance.