"To protect and enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Independence Township through preventing or minimizing the loss of life and property threatened by the hazards of fire, medical and rescue emergencies in our community. The Department is thoroughly dedicated to providing the community with professionally trained services, in the timeliest manner."
|Service||The Department is commited to protecting and serving the public.|
||To rescue and protect our citizens from any danger. With the highest standard of equipment and training, the Department reduces the risk to the public and it's members during fire and medical incidents, as well as other public safety concerns.
||The stress and commitment needed to perform the Department's tasks requires an excellence in character. Every action that takes place reflects the members of the Department and influences the overall trust of the public.
||The ability to do something that is dangerous or frightening, and to be able to overcome the danger and fear through fortitude, instinct, training, and compassion for others.|
||Commitment to the task, no matter the situation. Respect for the Department and our citizens call for members to fulfill their obligations professionally and honestly.|
||By combining all the core values, the Department will maintain a constant state of readiness to meet all challenges that lie ahead.|