From The Chief
Our department provides fire
protection & emergency services within the corporate
limits of the City of Rockwood, serving approximately
The fire department responds to all
emergencies in the City of Rockwood including all fires,
medical & industrial emergencies, and traffic
accidents. We also respond to other jurisdictions on
request from other emergency departments through our
mutual aid agreements. In 2014, our fire department
answered over 900 calls, while serving our citizens.
Our department has 13 fulltime
career firefighters & 16 paid on call firefighters. We
operate four fire engines, one ladder truck & one light
rescue truck based in one centrally located station.
Our department is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a
year. Along with responding to emergencies, we provide
community fire education in our schools, businesses,
industries, retirement facilities & general public on
request. We provide fire extinguisher training to
groups on request, with our state of the art
extinguisher simulator. We also participate in the
State Fire Marshall’s “Get Alarmed” Program which
provides free smoke detectors to home owners.
The hard work and dedication of our
department members, and the support of our city
administration has allowed us to achieve an ISO rating
of “4” of which we are extremely proud. ISO rates fire
departments on a scale of 1 to 10 with “1” being the
best, the lower the rating, the lower rates are on your
home or business insurance. We will continue to strive
to make our department the best it can be for those we
If you have any questions or
comments please contact us.
The Mission of the Rockwood Fire Department is to serve
the Citizens and Businesses of Rockwood, by Protecting
Life, Property, and the Environment from the Hazards and
Dangers of Fire, Medical Emergencies, and Manmade or
Natural Disasters, through Prevention, Education and
Timely Incident Response.