Fire Administration

The City of Vandalia's Division of Fire's Mission is to provide superior fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) services to 15,000 residents of a 12.5 square mile city at the top of Montgomery County. The Division of Fire provides this superior level of service from three strategically located fire stations.

The Division of Fire's administrative team consists of the Fire Chief, a full-time Office Manager, an Assistant Fire Chief, and command staff of three full-time Captains (Shift Commanders), and one part-time Captain.

  1. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operations
  2. Fire Operations

The backbone of the Division of Fire's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is the delivery of our customer-centric services model. The Division of Fire strives to provide three fully staffed advanced life support (paramedic) medic units 24/7/365. The Division of Fire prides itself on being able to provide high-quality emergency medical services and taxpayer/city council support has allowed us to continue to develop our service delivery model affording us the opportunity to provide our customers with a highly trained and motivated staff supported by the latest innovations and technology.

Customer Service

The Division of Fire answers approximately 3200 calls for service each year, approximately 90% of these calls for service are for emergency medical services. The Division of Fire is a customer service organization whose objectives include getting to you quickly, effectively managing your medical emergency, and getting you to a definitive care facility. The goal is to create positive outcomes for our customers and their families.