City of Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, Washington, Whidbey Island's Premier Waterfront Community

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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507
info@oakharbor.org

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Mission

The VISION of your Oak Harbor Fire Department is:
to continue to be recognized as consistently providing quality services in an efficient manner to our growing community.
 
Our MISSION STATEMENT is:
to provide professional and cost effective services by maintaining highly trained and highly motivated career and paid-on-call staff, combined with sufficient apparatus, equipment and facilities.
 
Our OBJECTIVES are:
  1. to respond to fire, rescue, medical and hazardous incidents on land or water;
  2. to conduct fire and life safety inspections of existing businesses, multi-family dwellings, and public assembly facilities;
  3. to review plans and conduct on-site inspections of new developments and buildings to ensure fire and life safety code compliance;
  4. to provide public education in the areas of fire prevention, CPR, first aid, life safety, accident prevention, and disaster planning preparedness;
  5. to provide disaster equipment such as generators, lighting, mobile command units, and multiple casualty units during natural and manmade disasters;
  6. to provide training and technical support to fire and city personnel;
  7. to provide classroom facilities and assist with the instruction of the Juvenile Fire-Setter Intervention Program;
  8. to provide training facilities and assist at the Island County Recruit Academy;
  9. to conduct investigations of all fires to determine their cause and origin;
  10. to maintain the mutual aid agreement with all emergency service providers on Whidbey Island;
  11. to maintain and operate an Emergency Operations Center for the city; and
  12. to conduct and participate in county-wide training at the department’s training facility. 
Celebrating excellence since 1929
 

 

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