As professional firefighters, we will respond to serve and assist the citizens of our community in their time of need with courage, conviction, and compassion.
Syracuse Fire Department is a combination of full-time and part-time/paid-on-call Firefighters/Advanced emergency medical technicians (AEMTs).
Our staff consists of 36 employees;
24 part-time firefighters
9 full-time firefighters
An administrative assistant
A fire marshal
A deputy fire chief
A fire chief
Three shifts (A, B, and C) are scheduled on a 48/96 type schedule (48 hours on shift, and 96 hours off) which allow for 24-hour station manning, 365 days a year. The station is manned daily with 5 firefighters (3 full-time and 2 part-time).