Fire Territory of Plainfield Objectives

Mission Statement of the Plainfield Fire Territory:

The mission of the Plainfield Fire Territory is to protect the lives and property of the citizens, visitors and neighbors of the Town of Plainfield and Guilford Township. That protection is accomplished by providing firefighting, emergency medical, hazard mitigation, technical rescue, public education, fire investigation and fire prevention services. Those services are provided in the most professional manner by highly trained and educated members with strong core values.

Core Values of the Plainfield Fire Territory

*Safety
The safety of the citizen, visitor, neighbor and responder is always the first consideration. Responders take calculated risks to their own safety to save the life of another.

*Service
The citizen, visitor and neighbor are the customer. Customers are treated with the respect and the dignity they deserve.

*Compassion
Members are mindful that many times the customer has called us on their worst day. Members will be sympathetic to the customer who called for help.

*Honor
Members perform the duties of the mission with integrity, honesty and fairness without the expectation of glory, doing the right thing even when no one is watching.

*Dedication
There is an unwavering commitment to faithful execution of all the duties of the mission.

*Preparedness
It is imperative that a constant state of readiness be maintained mentally and physically. Readiness is accomplished through training, education, physical fitness and the care of our equipment.

*Cooperation
Members recognize that the mission cannot be accomplished without the help of others. Members foster close working relationships with community organizations, all levels of government and other public safety agencies.


Vision Statement of the Plainfield Fire Territory

The Vision of the Plainfield Fire Territory is to be recognized by all we serve, those who assist us and our members as:

  1. An organization that provides the highest level of service that is viewed as a benchmark among all public safety service organizations.
  2. An organization dedicated to the education of the public in order to promote life safety and a high quality of life.
  3. An organization that is dynamic enough to change with the needs of those we serve.
  4. An organization that is acknowledged for our strong core values and commitment to our members.