To Protect and Save

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We Stand For honesty. integrity. service.

The mission of the Chatham County Fire Department is to provide excellence in fire services while building partnerships with the citizens in the community in which we serve.

Message From Chief James Vickers

Our plan to develop the new Chatham County Fire Department is deeply rooted in our core philosophy of leadership. We are committed to building a department that excels in both service delivery and organizational culture. We will continuously evaluate and adjust our goals to meet the evolving needs of our community. By staying agile and responsive, we will ensure that the Chatham County Fire Department remains a trusted and effective resource for all residents.

Proud to serve,

Chief James Vickers
Chatham County Fire Department

Who We Are

The Chatham County Fire Department serves the unincorporated areas of Chatham County, which is roughly 196 square miles of the County. The men and women of this are highly trained and dedicated to the service of the citizens of their community. These are the core values every member in the department:

  • Professionalism
    Taking pride in our actions, duties, development and appearance
  • Respect
    Treat all people in a dignified and courteous manner, exhibit understanding of all ethnic and cultural diversity, both in action and deed
  • Integrity
    We strive to adhere to moral and ethical principles at all times
  • Service
    We provide quality service in a courteous efficient and accessible manner
  • Equality
    We are committed to treating all people impartially and with unbiased judgment
  • Honor
    We serve with honor through our actions, conduct, and job performance.